David Cunningham has written, edited, ghost-written or contributed to 10 published books, including “Travel Within: The 7 Steps to Wisdom and Inner Peace,” co-authored with Jamshid Hosseini. As a journalist, he won six national and regional writing awards and interviewed four U.S. Presidents (Nixon, Carter, Clinton and George W. Bush), entertainers from Aretha Franklin to Frank Sinatra, and sports stars from Muhammad Ali to O.J. Simpson. His articles have been published in the Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, The Sporting News, The Orlando Sentinel and hundreds of other periodicals worldwide. Cunningham served as president of the nation’s oldest professional writing organization, the California Writers Club, and was a 2004 winner of the Jack London Award. He taught creative writing at California State University (Fullerton) after spending most of his career as a sportswriter, covering major-league baseball, NFL and college football and the NBA. He also has been an entertainment reviewer, columnist and editor, and he dabbled professionally as a screenwriter, actor, artist and drummer.
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