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First Name David
Last Name Albertyn
Member Since October 15, 2019
Country Canada
Branch Affiliation Toronto
Website https://davidalbertyn.com/
Blog https://davidalbertyn.com/media/
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Bio Born in Durban, South Africa in 1983, David Albertyn immigrated to Toronto, Canada in 1993. A graduate of Queen’s University and the Humber School for Writers – where he received a Letter of Distinction – he has been writing stories since the age of six. David’s goal is to write visceral novels that are both thrilling and meaningful. He has been a tennis coach since 2005, and has competed extensively in both track and field and tennis. The result of all David’s interests, influences and efforts is Undercard (2019), which is infused with scrupulous research and the pulse of the times we live in. It immediately resonated with David’s Canadian publisher, House of Anansi, and went on to resonate with his international publishers, HarperCollins Germany and HarperCollins France, his World English audiobook publisher, Dreamscape Media, and the award-winning production company that optioned the film/TV rights, Shaftesbury.
Publications Undercard, House of Anansi Press (2019)
Other Memberships The Writers' Union of Canada; International Thriller Writers; Crime Writers of Canada; Immigrant Writers Association; Sisters in Crime - Toronto
Genres Biography & Memoir, Drama, e-Book, Fiction, Health, Humour & Entertainment, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Nonfiction, Scriptwriting, Self Help, Short Stories, Sports & Outdoor
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