David Hopkins (that’s me) is a staff writer for Idea Grove. As a freelance writer, he’s been a regular contributor to D Magazine, Smart Pop Books, and The Two Man Game. He has also written comic books and graphic novels in a variety of genres. Dallas Observer recognized him as “Best Local Comic Book Writer,” and the American Library Association honored his work in their annual “Great Graphic Novels for Teens” list.
David is a member of D Academy, a civic leadership program. They organized the event Big Read Dallas for April 2013. David is also a co-host and co-producer of Fanboy Radio’s “Indie Show,” which broadcasts from KTCU 88.7 FM. David served with La Reunion TX as the program committee chair.
For twelve years, he taught English and Creative Writing at Martin High School where he served as a writing coach for interscholastic competitions. He once wrestled a mountain lion. David lives in Arlington, Texas with his wife April, daughter Kennedy, and his dog Berkeley.