The Author: David Poulsen


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David A. Poulsen has been a broadcaster, teacher, football coach, stage and film actor and—most of all—writer. His writing career began in earnest when his story “The Welcomin’ “ won the 1984 Alberta Culture Short Story Competition. Now the author of more than 25 books, many for middle readers and young adults, David’s newest teen novel, And Then the Sky Exploded, is scheduled for an October release. It’s the story of Christian Larkin who learns that his great-grandfather helped build the A-bombs dropped on Japan and wants to make amends … somehow.
David recently made his inaugural foray into the world of adult crime fiction with Serpents Rising, the first book in the Cullen and Cobb Mystery series. The follow-up novel, Dead Air, will be arriving in January of 2017. A UBC Creative Writing alumnus and former Writer in Residence at the Saskatoon Public Library, David lives with his wife Barb on a small ranch in the foothills of southwestern Alberta.