David Jackson Ambrose

David Jackson Ambrose has an MFA in Creative Writing from Temple University, an MA in Writing Studies from Saint Joseph’s University, and a BA in Africana Studies from The University of Pennsylvania. His debut novel, State of the Nation, was a 2018 Lambda Literary Award finalist in the Gay Fiction category. His second novel, A Blind Eye (NineStar Press) was named by Lambda Literary as one of April 2021’s most anticipated books. He has over twenty years of experience working in social services.


In sharp, unapologetic prose, David Jackson Ambrose explores the intersection of race, sexuality, and mental health in the United States in his new novel, Unlawful Disorder.

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