Born in Woburn, Massachusetts, David Lentz graduated from Bates College.
Lentz wrote a first novel manuscript at age 22 for a senior thesis at Bates. Since graduation from Bates with a BA in English, he has written and published 11 books.
In 1999 The Silver King as one of the first novels in America to be published and distributed as a print on-demand novel.
His work has been read in 27 nations worldwide and at Columbia University for Pulitzer Prizes in Letters and Drama but has not short-listed.
He has been a VP in marketing, corporate communications and marketing communications for SunAmerica, ING Group and American General. In 1991 Lentz founded Wordsworth as a consulting firm focused on marketing communications to financial services corporations.
Wordsworth has worked with global, financial clients like Chubb, VALIC, The AIG Life Companies, SunAmerica, USF&G, KPMG, American General Life, Sage (South Africa) and XL Global Services. Among global, technology firms, WordsworthGreenwich has worked to launch the start-ups for Synchro Ltd in the UK and SeaPass in New York.
He established WordsworthGreenwich Press in 2010 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of WordsworthGreenwich.
Prior to living in Connecticut he has lived in Boston's Back Bay, the Garden District of New Orleans, Houston and Philadelphia's Main Line.
He is a member of the Academy of American Poets, Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association, The Center for Fiction in New York and The Royal Society of Literature in London.