David Fuller Cook

David moved to the Piedmont as a child in 1953 and has been a student of its ways ever since. In 1989, as a naturalist and educator he co-founded the bioregionially based Schoolhouse of Wonder, an environmental education non-profit that offers natural and cultural history programs for children.

In 2001 he independently-published the regionally successful Piedmont Almanac: A Guide to the Natural World and a second edition, The New Piedmont Almanac, in 2014. In 2007 his manuscript Reservation Nation, published by Boaz Publishing of California, won the Fabri Literary Prize. His second novel, Dog Mary, was published in 2013.

He currently teaches gifted education at George Watts Elementary in Durham, NC. and lives near the Eno River. He continues to write religiously.