David Armand

David Armand In addition to serving as associate editor for Louisiana Literature Press, David Armand also teaches creative writing, American lit, and composition. 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 poetry chapbook, The Deep Woods, was published in September 2015 by Blue Horse Press. David's memoir, My Mother's House, was published in March 2016 by Texas Review Press. He is currently working on his sixth book, The Lord's Acre, as well as a second memoir and a collection of poetry. 




My Mother's House by David Armand


Selected Publications:

My Mother's House, a memoir (Texas Review Press, a member of the Texas A&M University Press Consortium)  2016
The Deep Woods, poems (Blue Horse Press)  2015

The Gorge, a novel (Southeast Missouri State University Press)   2015
Harlow, a novel (Texas Review Press, a member of the Texas A&M University Press Consortium) 2013

The Pugilist's Wife (Texas Review Press, a member of the Texas A&M University Press Consortium) 2011


Selected Other Professional Activities and Achievements:

  • 2016 St. Tammany Parish President's Literary Artist of the Year [1]
  • 2016 Southeastern Louisiana University President's Award for Excellence in Artistic Activity [2]
  • Gambit Magazine "40 Under 40" Recipient [3]
  • 2015 Southeastern Louisiana University College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Alumnus of the Year Award
  • The Gorge named a finalist in Foreword Reviews Independent Book Awards [4]
  • Selected as a contributor to the 2014 Sewanee Writers' Conference
  • Harlow named a top five fiction book of the year (2013) by The Richmond Times-Dispatch[5]
  • Harlow longlisted for the 2013 SIBA Book Award [6]
  • The Pugilist's Wife named a New & Noteworthy Book by Newpages.com [7]
  • The Pugilist's Wife named one of five "Hot Reads" by the New Orleans Times-Picayune in March 2012 [8]
  • The Pugilist's Wife named the winner of the 2010 George Garrett Fiction Prize