My own luck has been curious all my literary life; I could never tell a lie that anyone would doubt, nor a truth that anyone would believe. Mark Twain

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David W. Berner
David W. Berner
  • Country: United States
  • Books: 4
  • Profession: author, journalist, broadcaster
  • Born: 11/21/1956
  • Member Since: May 2017
  • Profile Views: 10,057
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    Literary Fiction Biographies & Memoirs
BIOGRAPHY

David Berner is an award-winning journalist, broadcaster, author, and teacher. He regularly contributes to the CBS Radio Network and has contributed to public radio stations around the country, including NPR’s Weekend Edition.

David's latest book, OCTOBER SONG (Roundfire, 2017) is a memoir of music, travel, aging, and new love. His first book, ACCIDENTAL LESSONS (Strategic) was awarded the Royal Dragonfly Grand Prize for Literature. In 2011, David was awarded the position of Writer-in-Residence at the Jack Kerouac Project in Orlando, Florida and his memoir – ANY ROAD WILL TAKE YOU THERE: A Journey of Fathers and Sons (Dream of Thing Publishing) – is a product of the three months spent at Kerouac’s former home. The book won the Chicago Writers Association “Book of the Year” award in 2013. In 2015, he was award the Writer-in-Residence honor by the Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park and his collection of essays, THERE’S A HAMSTER IN THE DASHBOARD (Dream of Things Publishing) was named a 2015 “Best Book” by the Chicago Book Review. He has also performed live literature at 2nd Story, Essay Fiesta, and Sunday Salon.

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October Song: A Memoir of Music and the Journey of Time

Publish Date: Apr 28, 2017

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

avg rating 4.528 reviews on Amazon

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October Song: A Memoir of Music and the Journey of Time

October Song: A Memoir of Music and the Journey of Time

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Publication Date: Apr 28, 2017

Biographies & Memoirs

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A Well-Respected Man: A Novel

A Well-Respected Man: A Novel

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Publication Date: Mar 14, 2018

Literary Fiction

avg rating 4.916 reviews on Amazon

Accidental Lessons - A Memoir of a Rookie Teacher and a Life Renewed

Accidental Lessons - A Memoir of a Rookie Teacher and a Life Renewed

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Publication Date: Jun 12, 2009

Biographies & Memoirs

avg rating 4.729 reviews on Amazon

There's a Hamster in the Dashboard: A Life in Pets

There's a Hamster in the Dashboard: A Life in Pets

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Publication Date: May 19, 2015

Biographies & Memoirs

avg rating 4.135 reviews on Amazon

David W. Berner Interview

  • On 06, 09 2017

    David W. Berner interview

    The award-winning journalist, broadcaster, author, and teacher, David W. Berner writes Literary Fiction and Memoirs. Apart from being an astonishing writer David is a soft-hearted pet person from inside. He has a Masters in Education and an MFA in Creative Writing. His first book, "Accidental Lessons" was awarded the Royal Dragonfly Grand Prize for Literature, and... read full interview

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