"Haunting, sexual and emotionally charged. Grim erotic awakenings and empowering journeys of self-discovery. David's tone is darker than ever before... self-assured and incredibly mature."-Cole Johnston, Editor In Chief V-Rag Magazine
"Rich with vividly drawn imagery, David's stories go right to the heart, exposing a vulnerability that is heroic. He deserves a spot in the forefront of today's contemporary authors." -Winston Gieseke Unzipped.net
"A heartfelt, and sometimes heartbreaking, collection of stories reflecting the passion and pain of gay male experience."-Matt Kailey, Managing Editor Out Front Colorado
"Charlie's writing dares you to examine desire and sexuality from a variety of intriguing perspectives. Sometimes erotic and sensual while other times unsettling, it's consistently captivating. A bold collections of short stories." -Jack Mackenroth Fashion Designer and TV Producer
"In Shadowlands, Charlie David has crafted some intriguing tales that address issues of love and sex and death. He uses wondrous imagery to re-imagine and reinvent popular myths and stories, giving them an exciting queer twist. His stories may be short, but David keeps readers absorbed, and wanting more."--Gary M. Kramer, author of Independent Queer Cinema: Reviews and Interviews
"Charlie David writes with heart, depth, and humanity. Like any journey worth taking, Shadowlands is an adventure, revealing destinations both unexpected and unforgettable." -Jesse Archer Author - You Can Run
"It's clear that David is searching for balance in this collection: between inner and outer worlds, between public and private intimacies, between love and desire. Like a kiss, each story lingers just long enough for you to miss it when it's gone."-Sean Horlor Xtra West Magazine
"Charlie David once again shows the depth of his creativity and talent in yet another aspect of his career. His words resonate deeply and stir up powerful emotions. Incredible stuff, but one wouldn't expect any less."-Jason Clevett. GayCalgary & Edmonton Magazine
About the Author
In 2005 Out Magazine recognized Charlie in the 'Out 100' at their galain New York. In 2007 the Philadelphia Film Society awarded Charlie with their Rising Star Award. In 2008 the Festival del Sol in Gran Canariaawarded their Best Male Actor Award to Charlie and the male cast of AFour Letter Word. Formerly in a rock band... okay, actually it was a boyband, Charlie opened for Destiny's Child, Pink, Snoop Dogg, RickSpringfield and Black Eyed Peas.
A love of storytelling led Charlie to start Border2Border EntertainmentInc., a production company whose film credits include Mulligans, BeyondGay: The Politics of Pride, Judas Kiss, I'm a Stripper, Studlebrity andPositive Youth. He was also an associate producer on his travel seriesBump!, which shot 120 episodes around the world, garnered a HugoTelevision award and two more nominations last year. Border2BorderEntertainment's films have been licensed to Showtime, Super Channel, HBO Canada, MTV/LOGO, Sundance Channel, The Movie Network, Movie Central,Encore Avenue, Out TV, as well as working with internationaldistribution partners in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, France, theUK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Poland, Singapore and Taiwan.
He is a graduate of the Canadian College of Performing Arts and hiscurrent passions include motorcycle cruises, high adrenaline encounterswith wildlife, SCUBA diving and sports. He resides in Toronto and Montréal, Canadawith his boyfriend when he's not living out of a suitcase. border2border.ca