David Parmelee is the author of The Sea Is a Thief, a historical novel set on the Island of Chincoteague during the War Between the States. His two chapter books for kids. Miss Feesenschneezen Is Illand Miss Feesenschneezen is Fit, are based on notes and cartoons he used to put in his 4th-grade daughter's lunchbox to make her laugh.
David is an actor, director, and playwright. His one-act plays TOAST!, The Comment Section, Stan & Stella, Three Romances about Macbeth, and A Masked Ball (with Emotional Distancing) have been produced by community theatres in Northeastern Pennsylvania. David and his wife Toni Jo Parmelee, D.O., are the parents of four children, each an incredible blessing, and have a marvelous granddaughter who figures quite prominently in The Traveler's Guide. David wishes for your time on Chincoteague and Assateague to be as joyful as his.