David Haynes




David Haynes is an American novelist. He has written over a dozen books for adults and children. He teaches at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. In 1996, he was chosen as one of the best young American novelists by Granta magazine.Originally from North Warrnambool Football Club in the Hampden Football League, Haynes played for junior club Geelong Falcons before being drafted by West Coast with the 16th selection of the 1999 AFL Draft, which the Eagles had secured from Fremantle in exchange for Brendon Fewster.
Haynes made his senior AFL debut in 2000 but spent most of his first two seasons in the WAFL with East Perth, where he was a member of their 2001 premiership team. A half forward flanker, he kicked 27 goals from 21 appearances for West Coast in 2003.At the 2003 AFL Draft, Haynes was traded to Geelong, for the 20th draft pick with which West Coast drafted Sam Butler. In 2004 Haynes played 16 games, three of them in the finals series, but was delisted after registering just three appearances the following season.





The best books of all time by David Haynes

  1. 1881 . Retold African American Folktales by David Haynes