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    David Margolis MD retired from the practice of gastroenterology in 2013 after more than three decades of serving thousands of patients to become a full-time writer. The third-generation doctor has five published books, one of which, Tales of Unkosher Souls, was named one of the best indie books of the year, 2021, by Kirkus Reviews.

     

    His short stories, filled with literary humor, have appeared in The Canadian Medical Association Journal, JAMA: Internal Medicine, Missouri Medicine, HumorPress.com, Long Story Short, Still Crazy, and The Jewish Light of St. Louis. A poem, What's a Filibuster, recently appeared in the publication of the Society of Classical Poets. His books include: Tales of Unkosher Sales, The Misadventures of Buddy Jones, The Myth of Dr. Kugelman, and The Plumber's Wrench. His first book, one of humorous poems and short stories, Looking Behind: The Gaseous Life of a Gastroenterologist was published in 2013.

     

    Raised in Winnipeg, Canada, he now resides in St. Louis, MO with his wife Laura, three small rescue dogs, and a set of golf clubs. He is a member of the St. Louis Writers Guild.

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