David Vann

David Vann is a professor at the University of San Francisco. A contributor to Esquire, The Atlantic, Men’s Journal, Outside, and National Geographic Adventure, he is the author of a bestselling memoir, A Mile Down: The True Story of a Disastrous Career at Sea, and the forthcoming Last Day On Earth: A Portrait of the NIU Shooter, Steve Kazmierczak, winner of the AWP Nonfiction Prize. He is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and a Wallace Stegner Fellowship. His website is www.davidvann.com.