David Steven Rappoport is the author of two plays produced Off-Broadway.  His comic mystery novel, Husbands and Lap Dogs Breathe Their Last, was published by Mainly Murder Press in 2016. In their review, Mystery Scene magazine said it was “as riotous as mystery novels get” and “a delightful journey into the weird."

His short story, The Anonymous Donor, received Honorable Mention in the 2017 Al Blanchard Award competition for the best mystery short story set in New England, and is included in the anthology, Snowbound: Best New England Crime Stories 2017, published by Level Best Books. Leftovers, a short story, was a winner of the Mystery Times 2015 competition, and is featured in an anthology of winning stories from Buddhapuss Ink.

He is a graduate of the Master of Fine Arts: Creative Writing program at Goddard College. David lives in Chicago.