David Fulmer has been a writer and editor for over twenty years.
As the author of seven historical novels, he has won a Shamus Award and a Benjamin Franklin Award and
has been nominated for a LA Times Book Prize, a Barry Award, and a Falcon Award. His novels have
been selected for numerous “Best of” lists, including New York Magazine’s “Best Novels You’ve Never
Read” and Atlanta Magazine’s “Best of the Shelf,” and have received superlative reviews from The New
York Times, USA Today, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Washington Post, The Times Picayune, The
Detroit News, The Boston Globe, Kirkus Reviews, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Publishers Weekly,
and The Christian Science Monitor. Most recently, he was nominated for the 2009 Shamus Award for
Best Novel for The Blue Door. His seventh novel, The Fall, was released in 2010 by Five Stones Press,
and his holiday novella The Night Before released in October 2011.
As a journalist, he has written feature and news stories for The Atlanta Journal & Constitution,
Southline, Atlanta Magazine, City Life, Markee, Blues Access, Il Giornale, Goodlife, Advertising Age, On
Track, The Atlanta Tribune, Paste Magazine, Creative Loafing, BackStage/SHOOT, Sports Car
Illustrated, Georgia Music Magazine, and various trade publications. During his career, he has
interviewed personalities from the entertainment and sports worlds, including Paul Newman, Mia
Farrow, Jason Priestley, Ahmet Ertegun, Richard Petty, Craig T. Nelson, Evander Holyfield, and Taj
He has written and produced web, interactive, and broadcast content for clients including Studiocom
Atlanta, the Caribbean Innovation and Technology Park, IBM Learning Services, Lockwood-Greene,
Ltd., the government of Trinidad and Tobago, the Dekalb County Commission, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi,
Public Broadcasting Atlanta, National Public Radio, the Georgia Department of Tourism, 1-to-1 Media,
and Georgia Public Television.
Among his production projects is the audio series “Americana – A Mosaic of American Music” which was
featured on NPR-affiliate WABE-FM and on WMLB-AM, both in Atlanta. He wrote and produced the
documentary "Blind Willie's Blues," which Video Librarian called "nothing less than the economic,
social, and historical evolution of America's indigenous music.” He co-produced and wrote the liner
notes for “Piano Red – The Lost Atlanta Tapes,” which was released in August 2010 on Landslide
David Fulmer lives in Atlanta with his daughter Italia.
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