Get to know David
David Lambert is the author of ten published books, including the gold medallion award-winning Jumper Fables, coauthored with Ken Davis, and his novel The Missionary. Five of the ten have been novels. His short fiction has been published in periodicals as diverse as TQ, The Chariton Review, Sand, Virtue, Moody, Guideposts for Kids, and Story. David has an M.F.A. in fiction writing from the University of Montana. He has held a variety of positions in publishing, including managing editor of a youth magazine and founding editor of two others. He spent eighteen years as an acquiring editor at Zondervan, most of that time as Executive Editor for fiction, and most recently, three years as senior fiction editor at Howard Books, a division of Simon & Schuster. He has acquired and edited numerous bestsellers and prize-winners. David also sits on the Editorial Board of Jerry Jenkins’s Christian Writers Guild and wrote the Guild’s fiction curriculum. He currently heads Lambert Editorial Services and is Editorial Director for Somersault, a new publishing services bureau.