Born in Woburn, Massachusetts, David B. Lentz graduated from Bates College.
He wrote a first novel manuscript at age 22 for a senior thesis at Bates. Since graduation from Bates with a BA in English, he has written and published 13 books.
In 1999 The Silver King became one of the first novels in America to be published and distributed as a print on-demand novel.
Lentz is a member of the Academy of American Poets, Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association, Center for Fiction in New York, Poetry Society of America and the Royal Society of Literature in London.
Lentz attended the 2016 Yale Writers' Conference in New Haven.
His work has been read globally in 29 nations and at Columbia University for Pulitzer Prizes in Letters and Drama but has not short-listed.
He has been a VP in marketing, corporate communications and marketing communications for SunAmerica, ING Group and American General. In 1991 Lentz founded Wordsworth as a consulting firm focused on marketing communication to financial services corporations.
Wordsworth has worked with global, financial clients like Chubb, VALIC, AIG Corporate, The AIG Life Companies, SunAmerica, USF&G, KPMG, American General Life, Sage (South Africa) and XL Global Services. Among global, technology firms, WordsworthGreenwich has worked to launch the start-ups for Synchro Ltd in the UK and Bolt Solutions in New York.
He established WordsworthGreenwich Press in 2010 to capitalize upon new print on-demand book and digital e-book publishing technology to bring to light powerful and luminous literary voices in John H. Sibley and Gary Anderson.
Prior to living in Greenwich, Connecticut, he has lived in Boston's Back Bay, the Garden District of New Orleans, Houston and Philadelphia's Main Line.
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