David Abramczyk was born in Chicago and graduated with a BA in Chinese Language and Literature in 1995. After sailing over twelve years as a professional yacht captain, Abramczyk found a new passion in mountaineering. He has now lived in Nepal for more than five years and is fluent in Nepali. Since 2011 he has summited both Ama Dablam and Makalu. Abramczyk’s debut novel Samsara is a work of fiction set in the Himalayas. David is now writing his second novel also based in Nepal. Visit davidabramczyk.com for more info.