David Samuel Hudson was born in Malta on the 28th of May, 1990. He is the recipient of a distinction in a creative writing Master's degree from Bath Spa University where his novel manuscript was shortlisted for the Janklow and Nesbit prize. As a journalist, he was awarded the national journalism prize for his investigative work on French secret agents operating in the country. He was chosen as a National Book Prize adjudicator in 2020. He previously worked as an English teacher, copyeditor and translator. He is currently working as an administrator and content writer at the University of Malta. His fiction has won prizes in the United Kingdom and the United States and has been featured on Business Weekly, NPR, and the Chicago Review of Books. He is currently working on his YA dark fantasy debut.
Riddance (Scribble Magazine, 2016 - prizewinner)
Why Footpaths Lead to Trees (Threads, Bath Spa anthology, 2016 - shortlisted)
Taking the high road: medical cannabis (Maltatoday, 2018)
French Spies inside an ordinary Maltese house (Maltatoday, 2018 - prizewinner)
Luna (Everything Change Climate Fiction Anthology, Arizona State University, 2018 - prizewinner)
The Shape in the Rust (Fatal Flaw Literary Magazine, 2020)
Bric-a-brac American (Litro Magazine, 2021)