Award winning journalist David Layton has had short fiction and articles published in numerous newspapers and magazines including: The Daily Telegraph, Conde Nast, The Toronto Star and The Globe & Mail. He is the author of “Motion Sickness”, published by McFarlane Walter & Ross, a memoir which was shortlisted for the Trillium Award. His critically acclaimed second book, “The Bird Factory” was published by McClelland & Stewart in 2005 and film rights for the novel were recently sold to Marty Katz, executive producer of “Hotel Rwanda”. David Layton’s third book, “Bloodlines”, will be published by HarperCollins, Canada.
David has been a DD mentor for the Short Form 2010 and Long Form 2013, 2015, 2019.