David Huebert’s story, “Enigma,” won the 2016 CBC Short Story Prize. His fiction has also won The Dalhousie Review‘s short story contest, The Antigonish Review‘s Sheldon Currie Fiction Prize, and the Marguerite Dow Canadian Heritage Award. David has published stories in magazines such as enRoute, Grain, Matrix, The Puritan, Broken Pencil, and The Antigonish Review. His first collection of poetry, We Are No Longer The Smart Kids In Class, was published by Guernica Editions in 2015. David grew up in Halifax and currently lives in London, Ontario.
David is working on a collection of stories called PENINSULA SINKING. It explores the relation between periphery and centre, using the metaphor of rising sea levels to examine the various emotional crises of underemployed Nova Scotians caught between the place they love deeply and the brute fact that opportunity lies elsewhere.