David Drum is an award-winning journalist and writer. He is the author or co-author of eight nonfiction books in the health area as well as the well-reviewed new historical novel Heathcliff: The Lost Years, and the comic novel, Introducing the Richest Family in America. His health books are known for their practical, well-researched content and have also been well reviewed.
David has worked as a newspaper reporter, a sports editor, an advertising copywriter, a ranch foreman, an encyclopedia salesman, a short order cook, and an inner-city schoolteacher. He has been an independent writer since 1978.
He is a member of the Authors Guild, the Independent Writers of Southern California, and the American Medical Writers Association.
A native of Wichita, Kansas, he is a graduate of Brevard College, the University of California at Riverside and the University of Iowa’s Writer’s Workshop.
He currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California.