David Perez is a writer, editor, actor, radio host, and performance teacher. His boyhood memoir, WOW! (11B Press, 2011) has garnered several awards, including an Honorable Mention in the Comedy Category of the 2012 Latino Books Into Movies Award. The ebook edition of WOW! won a Gold Medal in Multicultural NonFiction for the Global Ebook Awards.
In addition to founding Verdad Creative, which offers writing and performing services, David is Development Director for the Society of the Muse of the Southwest (SOMOS), a literary organization in Taos, New Mexico. He is also a Visiting Artist in the Taos Municipal Schools, where he teaches theater to elementary school children. He is married to poet Veronica Golos, and has two adult children, Belinda and Jase.