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|The Blue Door
||Love and politics square
off in one woman's inspirational fight to save the southern
|My Shadowed Past
||David's reflections on Dark
|Lincoln's Better Angel
||The fictional story of a
meeting between Abraham Lincoln and Vietnam veteran Charles
|A Better Place
||A tribute to West Virginia;
part memoir and part social commentary
||Collection of poems
|My Mother's Autumn
||Collection of poems written
in tribute to his mother following her death; a compact disc of
David reading the poems is also available
|In and Out of the
||Career photo retrospective
|An Appalachia Tragedy
||Staged reading in
Charleston, WV in 2010
||Performed in 2003 in
Charleston, WV. Directed by his son, Jamison Selby. Staged
reading at Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights in 2004
|Lincoln and James
||David appeared in the role
of Abraham Lincoln in performances in New York, NY, Charleston,
WV, and Washington, D.C. in 1997-1999.
|Where's Nova Scotia?
||Staged reading in 1998
Articles / Opinion Pieces
|"Twilight at the White House." Rev. of Abraham Lincoln,
Vampire Hunter, by Seth Grahame-Smith. America's Civil
War Nov. 2010: 62-64.
|"Obama Embodies Our Hope of Mending Fences." Editorial.
Sunday Gazette-Mail (Charleston, WV) 19 Oct. 2008.
|"The Mythology of West Virginia." Traditions: A Journal
of West Virginia Folk Culture and Education Awareness 8