David Anthony is a historian, poet and artist. Born in Michigan, he joined the US Air Force after high school and lived for three years in Japan. Later, he earned a BA and MA in English Literature and Creative Writing, and published Out of the Blue, a collection of poetry and short fiction. Returning to his studies, he recently completed a second MA in the History of Christianity from the Graduate Theological Union. His upcoming book, Agents of Translation, is a comparative study of Christian conversion in Scandinavia and Latin America. David and his wife Claudia live in San Rafael, California.