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David Cameron received the Hennessy Literary Award for Poetry in 2014. His collection The Bright Tethers: Poems 1988–2016 is published by Rún Press.

David is the author of two books of fiction, Rousseau Moon (2000) and The Ghost of Alice Fields (2014). Both were chosen among the Books of the Year in the UK press. David also edited The poems of Martin Seymour-Smith (2014).

The youngest of four sons, David was born in Glasgow in 1966. Formerly an editor in Amsterdam, he now works as an instructional designer in Belfast. He is married to the Irish glass artist Louise Rice, and they have three young children.

“transmutes the base matter of common experience into something like gold”Robert Nye
“provides an answer to Frost’s wish for poems about subjects common in experience but rare in books”Seamus Heaney