Born in Woburn, Massachusetts, David B. Lentz graduated from Bates College and has written professionally for more than 35 years.
He is a member of the Academy of American Poets, the Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association, Center for Fiction in New York and the Royal Society of Literature in London.
He has published six literary novels – For the Beauty of the Earth, AmericA, Inc., Bloomsday, Bourbon Street, The Day Trader and The Silver King.
Lentz has published two stage plays, entitled AmericA, Inc., and Bloomsday: A Tragicomedy, as well as two books of poetry, Old Greenwich Odes and Sonnets from New England. He is a member of the Academy of American Poets.
He published a new model for reviewing and rating novels in Novel Criticism.
His collection of literary works was published as Essential Lentz.
He has served Bates College as an Alumnus-in-Admissions, Board of Directors of the New Orleans Ad Club, Philadelphia Mayor’s Council for Literacy, Stamford-Greenwich Literacy Volunteers of America, Healing the Children Northeast, Inc. (Board), Midnight Run for New York City Homeless, Hurricane Katrina JazzAid: New Orleans (Founder), Hope + Heroes Children’s Cancer Foundation, St. Baldrick’s Foundation for Children’s Cancer Research and St. Paul’s Chapel as a Volunteer at Ground Zero.
He has lived in Boston's Back Bay, the Garden District of New Orleans, Houston and Philadelphia's Main Line. Currently, he resides with his family in Greenwich, CT.