David Barringer

David Barringer

, a writer and designer, has published four collections of short fiction and a book-length essay, "American Mutt Barks in the Yard," in Emigre 68. As a freelance journalist, he has written for




, and the

American Bar Association Journal

. His most recent book, Johnny Red, will be published by Word Riot Press in October 2005.

Does the Carnival City model--with its casinos, stadiums, and convention centers--promise to revitalize cities? Or is it a misguided use of public investment? Read more

Economic Policy