David Corbett - Instructor
David Corbett is the author of four novels: The Devil’s Redhead, Done for a Dime (a New York Times Notable Book), Blood of Paradise (nominated for numerous awards, including the Edgar), and Do They Know I’m Running ("a rich, hard-hitting epic"—Publishers Weekly, starred review). David’s short fiction and poetry have appeared in journals as diverse as Mission and Tenth, The Smoking Poet, San Francisco Noir and Best American Mystery Stories (2009 and 2011). His book on the craft of characterization, The Art of Character (Penguin), appeared in January 2013. He has taught at the UCLA Extension's Writers' Program, Book Passage, 826 Valencia and numerous writing conferences across the US.