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 David's memoir, My Mother's House, was just released on March 28, 2016, by Texas Review Press.
The memoir was listed as the sole runner-up in the 2015 William Faulkner-
William Wisdom Competition by novelist Bret Lott.


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Discussing mental health issues and his memoir, My Mother's House, on "The 504." Copyright ©2016,         WWL TV.

Click above to hear the author discussing his writing style and also reading from his new novel HARLOW. Copyright ©2013, Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.

Click above to see the author reading from his new novel HARLOW. Copyright ©2013, Southeastern Louisiana University.

David Armand was born and raised in Louisiana. He has worked as a drywall hanger, a draftsman, and as a press operator in a flag printing factory. He now teaches at Southeastern Louisiana University, where he also serves as associate editor for Louisiana Literature Press. In 2010, he won the George Garrett Fiction Prize for his first novel, The Pugilist's Wife, which was published by Texas Review Press. His second novel, Harlow, was published by Texas Review Press in 2013. David's third novel, The Gorge, was published on October 1, 2015, by Southeast Missouri State University Press, and his chapbook, The Deep Woods, was published in September by Blue Horse Press. David's memoir, My Mother's House, is forthcoming from Texas Review Press. David lives with his wife and two children and is working on his sixth book, The Lord's Acre.

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