David W. Dutton is a semi-retired residential designer who was born and raised in Milton, DE. He has written two novels, several short stories, and eleven plays. His musical comedy, oh! Maggie, in collaboration with Martin Dusbiber, was produced by the Possum Point Players and the Lake Forest Drama Club. He wrote two musical reviews for the Possum Point Players: An Evening With Cole Porter, in collaboration with Marcia Faulkner, and With a Song in My Heart. He also wrote the one-act play, Why the Chicken Crossed the Road, commissioned and produced by the Delmarva Chicken Festival.
In 1997, David was awarded a fellowship as an established writer by the Delaware Arts Council. In 1998, he received a first-place award for his creative nonfiction by the Delaware Literary Connection. His piece, “Who is Nahnu Dugeye?” was subsequently published in the literary anthology, Terrains. David has contributed short fiction for the DPP anthologies HALLOWEEN PARTY, SOLSTICE (for which he also wrote the Preface), EQUINOX, and AURORA. David’s third novel, ONE OF THE MADDING CROWD, will be published fall 2018 by DPP.
David, his wife, Marilyn, and their Rottweiler, Molly, currently reside in Milton.