Author Archives: David S. Atkinson

About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...

In Memory: Shinobi Terrence Wells

I found out last night that a wonderful human being passed away this weekend. There are some people who just make your day better whenever they are around simply by being who they are. This man was one of the … Continue reading

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The Cats Are Messing With Me

My cats are messing with me. My wife has been out of town for a bit so my house has been pretty quiet. I’m the only one here, other than four cats. However, other than various kinds of “meows,” cats … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Reading That Inscription Wrong For Five Years

I had the good fortune of getting to hear Etgar Keret read back at AWP when it was last in Denver. I saw him signing someone’s book before the reading and mistakenly, and unintentionally rudely, ran up to get my … Continue reading

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In Remembrance

I saw a friend share the pic below on facebook in remembrance of Rowdy Roddy Piper upon hearing of his death. I can think of no better tribute.

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“Not Quite so Stories” has a tentative publication date!

Not Quite so Stories (my new short story collection forthcoming from Literary Wanderlust) has a tentative publication date! The current target is March 1, 2016. Start looking for it close to then! I’ll be sure to keep everyone updated.

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Was Packing Material Necessary?

Dear Petsmart: Was it really necessary to package the litter I ordered in boxes with packing material? My wife has our car out of town right now and I decided I needed some more cat litter. We have four cats, … Continue reading

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Most Complete Michael J. Seidlinger Collection Ever?

So, do I have the most complete Michael J. Seidlinger collection ever? A number of these are out of print right now and hard to find. The Artist in Question is almost impossible to obtain (someone might have most of … Continue reading

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