Freelance journalist David Finkle specializes in writing about the arts, focusing on books, theater and movies. He writes a weekly book column for The Trenton Times, a Newhouse wire service paper, and he contributes regularly to the Village Voice, in Theater and At Your Leisure, for which he is a movie reviewer.
Finkle has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Nation, Newsday, Harper's Bazaar, Mirabella and Publishers Weekly. He teaches at Fordham University where, this semester, he's teaching a course called The Comic Voice. He is a partner in the corporate entertainment firm, Weeden, Finkle & Fay and has written and performed industrial shows for a large number of Fortune 500 companies as well as for Fortune itself. An award-winning group, Bill Weeden, David Finkle and Sally Fay have also performed in nightclubs and cabarets. Their children's musical “Babar's Birthday” is in the repertory of Theaterworks/USA, and their musical for adults, “Move It and It's Yours” is heading toward production. Finkle, who lives in New York City, is finishing a family memoir based on his father's letters to his mother.