David G. McAfee
David G. McAfee was raised in part by his fundamentalist Christian grandparents, but never took religion too seriously. This dynamic caused McAfee to be intrigued by what people believe and why, so much so that they went on to major in Religious Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He ultimately obtained dual degrees in English and Religious Studies with an Emphasis in Christianity and Mediterranean traditions.
While in college, McAfee released their first book, Disproving Christianity, and they continued to release new works after graduation, including No Sacred Cows: Investigating Myths, Cults, and the Supernatural. In 2021, McAfee released Hi, I'm an Atheist! What That Means and How to Talk About it With Others, through Macmillan.
In addition to writing books, McAfee is a full-time journalist who has had investigative articles referenced by NPR, CNN, and Forbes. They have a five-acre ranch in Southern California where they live with their wife, Rae, as well as more than 20 farm animals including horses, goats, and chickens.