David A. Murray

David A. Murray is a writer and journalist in St. Louis. He has written for local publications as well as national magazines like Crisis and First Things, on topics ranging from Shakespeare’s Catholicism to the gig economy. After working as a merchant seaman and earning an English Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, he taught literature and humanities at Maryville University. He currently serves as Senior Writer for The Waterways Journal, a trade weekly that has covered the barge industry since 1887.

In The New Atlantis