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2022 Bombeck Workshop Faculty David Henry Sterry

David Henry Sterry

David Henry Sterry is a co-founder of The Book Doctors, which has helped hundreds of authors get their books published, and the co-founder of Can Do Entertainment, a production company dedicated to bringing new voices and ideas to film and television.

He is the author of 16 books on a wide variety of subjects, from memoir to middle-grade fiction, sports to reference. His work has been translated into more than a dozen languages, optioned by Hollywood, and appeared on the cover of The New York Times Sunday Book Review. He contributes to The Huffington Post, Salon, The Rumpus and, most recently, Narratively.

Before writing professionally, David was a comic and an actor. The Independent newspaper of London named his one-man show, based on his memoir Chicken, the No. 1 show in the United Kingdom for its entire run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2003.