David Hering is a writer and academic based in Liverpool, England. His fiction and essays have appeared in The London Magazine, 3:AM, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Double Negative, Hyped on Melancholy, The Quietus, and other places. He is author of David Foster Wallace: Fiction and Form (Bloomsbury, 2016). In 2019 he was shortlisted for the Fitzcarraldo Editions Novel Prize and in 2020 the Northern Book Prize. He is currently working on a novel and short story collection.