David Gates | The New School for Public Engagement
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    David Gates


    David Gates is the author of Jernigan and Preston Falls and, most recently, The Wonders of the Invisible World, a collection of short stories. His short stories have appeared in Esquire, GQ, Grand Street, Ploughshares, TriQuarterly, Best American Short Stories: 1994, and Prize Stories 1995: The O'Henry Awards. He writes about books and popular music for Newsweek, and his nonfiction has appeared in Esquire, New York Times Book Review, Rolling Stone, and Virginia Quarterly Review, among other publications. He has taught at Harvard, the University of Virginia, and the University of Connecticut. He received a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in 1999.

    Recent Publications

    The Wonders of the Invisible World