David Barclay Moore's debut novel, The Stars Beneath Our Feet, is the 2018 Coretta Scott King / John Steptoe Award winner. It was published by Alfred A. Knopf/Penguin Random House on September 19, 2017. The Stars Beneath Our Feet was selected as a 2017 BookExpo/BEA Buzz Book. The book is now available at bookstores everywhere and is available for order here. The author's literary work is represented by Writers House.
The Stars Beneath Our Feet is being made into a feature film by actor Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther, Creed, Fruitvale Station).
David was born and raised
in Missouri, about ten miles from Ferguson. Throughout his adolescent years, David kept mainly to
himself and read too many novels and comic books.
His award-winning documentary film "Realness" was selected for screenings at NewFest in New York City, the Director's Guild of America in Los Angeles during Outfest and many other film festivals around the world. An ITVS Queer X-Change workshop invitee, David was asked by ITVS to present a documentary project idea on Black men for development.
He was also a Semi-Finalist for a recent Sundance Screenwriters Lab. DBM was selected as an ITVS Independent Feature Project / Project Involve Honoree for Screenwriting & Narrative and was a Grantee in the Artists Mentor Program at Film/Video Arts.
David Barclay Moore is constantly trying to see the world differently.