David C. Hall

David C. Hall Photo by Ana PortnoyBorn in Wisconsin, David C. Hall has lived in Barcelona since the 1970s. His work, which has appeared in Spanish, English, Catalan, and German, includes novels, short stories, a novel for young readers, and a play written for broadcast on German radio in the 90s. He has won short story prizes, the “Semana Negra de Gijón” prize in 1991 and the “Pou de la Neu” prize in 2008. His novel Return Trip Ticket, which initially appeared in Spanish, was published in the U.S. by St. Martin’s Press in 1992. His most recent book, Barcelona Skyline, won the 2011 “Ciudad de Getafe” Crime Novel Prize and is available in English from Open Road. Lately his interest has shifted from crime fiction and the novel to experiments in short fiction. David C. Hall Photo by Ana Portnoy