An award-winning Fortune 500 marketing executive, David S. Larson wrote:

  • The Last Jewish Gangster: 1944-1969 The Early Years - 2015 Conference Choice Award at 31st Annual SDSU Writers' Conf. 5-Star Readers' Favorite Reviews, January 2016 was optioned for a TV series by a Hollywood producer/director with Larson attached as an adviser and writer for the pilot. WINNER: Silver Medal for 2016 Readers Favorite International Book Award for Best Non-Fiction Biography of the Year!
  • WEST: Journey Across the Plains - 2016 Readers Favorite International Book Award for Historical Fiction, Honorable Mention. 2014 Peacemaker Award Finalist for Best Western Novel, 5-Star Readers' Favorite Reviews (available on Amazon)
  • Mr. Meeks – a sequel/prequel to WEST: Journey Across the Plains  - 5-Star Readers' Favorite Reviews. 2016 Readers Favorite International Book Award for Tall Tale Fiction, Honorable Mention. 
  • MAYDAY: A Collection of Short Stories (available on Amazon)
  • A Silken Thread screenplay adaptation of a Brenda Jackson Novel (slated for production with Debbie Allen attached)
  • Savage Reprisal screenplay adaptation from an unpublished novella by Michael Gibbs
  • Pit Stop, an original screenplay
  • Ghostwrote a historical fiction fantasy novel
  • Ghostwrote a biography/memoir


His current projects include:

  • North, South, and East – further sequels to WEST and Mr. Meeks
  • The Last Jewish Gangster: The Final Years (the second tome of the memoir/biography)
  • Bigger than Life, screenplay adapted from Cathy Scott's non-fiction book, The Murder of Biggie Smalls
  • The Lamb's Pimp, an account of Larson's teen years raised by evangelical holy-rollers and his escape from their dogma
  • Another Brick in the Wall, the biography of Reza, an Iranian rebel descended from royalty, who escaped the Ayatollah and now lives in America
  • Child of Chernobyl, the biography of Regina, a Ukrainian girl, who loses her father to the world's worst nuclear meltdown, and comes to America where life is even harder


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David S. Larson

 AUTHOR - SCREENWRITER - EDITOR

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