David J. Bookbinder is a writer, photographer, and life coach. In addition to Street People: Invisible New York Made Visible and Paths to Wholeness: Fifty-Two Flower Mandalas, he is the author of The Art of Balance: Staying Sane in an Insane World, What Folk Music is All About, two coloring books for adults, and three books about computer software.
He has been taking pictures since he was six, and his Flower Mandala images were awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council grant in photography. He is the recipient of writing residencies from the Millay Colony for the Arts and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and of teaching fellowships from Boston University and the University at Albany.
David has recently retired from a long career as a psychotherapist. He lives and works north of Boston and is a native of Buffalo, New York.