Biographies David Michael Kaplan (1946- )

David Michael Kaplan was born in New York City in 1946. He has written two short story collections, Comfort (1987) and Skating in the Dark (1991); and two editions of a writing guide, Revision: A Creative Approach to Writing and Rewriting Fiction (1997) and Rewriting (1998). His stories have won the Nelson Agren Award for short fiction, and his story “Doe Season” was named one of the Best American Short Stories of 1985. He currently lives in Chicago, Illinois, and teaches writing at Loyola University.

Audio Recordings with David Michael Kaplan

  • Laura Furman, James D. Houston, and David Michael Kaplan, authors of three of the “ten best” short stories in the PEN Syndicated Fiction Project, read their stories on November 29, 1990, in the Montpelier Room

Selected Works at the Library of Congress