David Moles


David Moles is a past finalist for the Hugo Award, the World Fantasy Award, and the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer(now the Astounding Award), and a past winner of the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award.

David’s fiction has appeared in Clarkesworld, Strange Horizons, Asimov’s Science Fiction, The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, and various anthologies.

A graduate of the American School in Japan, David has lived in Greece, Iran, Japan, the United Kingdom, and Switzerland, as well as several US states, and holds a BA in language studies from UC Santa Cruz and an MSc in economic and social history from the University of Oxford. David is currently enrolled in the Master of Information program at the Rutgers School of Communication and Information, specializing in archival studies and library science.

Having been employed at various times as a newspaper carrier, a farmhand, a floor salesperson, a receptionist, a technical writer, an IT technician, a web designer, a software engineer, and a creative consultant for alternate reality game design, David joined the University of California libraries in 2014, and is currently head of applications for the UC Berkeley Library.

David lives in Northern California with partner Meredith Moles and their two children.

David Moles