David Goodsell is a recipient of a Literary Fellowship from The Academy of Magical Arts, The Milbourne Christopher Literary Award, is a Past National President and Honorary Life Member of the Society of American Magicians, and Editor Emeritus of M-U-M magazine, of which he was editor for nearly 30 years. He is a Member of the Inner Circle with Gold Star of The Magic Circle and has been a member of the I.B.M. and S.A.M. since 1966.
David holds degrees from Harvey Mudd College, Harvard University and The University of Georgia. “Dr. Goodsell,” a title he seldom uses, was a school teacher, college professor and administrator, headmaster of three prep schools, director of a science education center and consultant, author and editor during his 40-year career in education.
Since his retirement from M-U-M magazine a few years ago he and his late friend, Larry White, published three volumes of Oracle, the bizarre/storytelling magic magazine.
David lives with his wife Jann, no cats, no dogs, no birds, no fish, in Orem, Utah at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains but returns to the southern California beaches of his youth at least once a year.
Coauthors: Larry White