David Schickler is a screenwriter and author. His new memoir, The Dark Path, is being released on September 12, 2013. He is the co-creator and executive producer of the new Cinemax television series Banshee. He is the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Kissing In Manhattan and the nationally bestselling novel Sweet and Vicious. He has written original and adapted scripts for Universal, Lions Gate, Sidney Kimmel and Wildwood Films.
His books have been published in nine countries and his stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Travel & Leisure, and Zoetrope, as well as on Selected Shorts. His short story The Smoker won an O. Henry Award and was optioned by Paramount Pictures.
He lives in New York with his wife and their children.