David Gessner

David Gessner

David Gessner is an American essayist, editor, and cartoonist. He has written ten books of nonfiction, most recently Ultimate Glory: Frisbee, Obsession, and My Wild Youth. His work has appeared in publications such as the New York Times, Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008, the Georgia Review, Orion, the 2006 Pushcart Prize Anthology, and many more. He is a professor and chair of the creative writing department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, and editor-in-chief of Ecotone, an environmental journal he founded in 2004.