David J. Rothman, Director of the Poetry Concentration with an Emphasis on Formal Verse at Western State College of Colorado (www.western.edu/academics/creativewriting), teaches at the University of Colorado at Boulder and at Lighthouse Writers Workshop in Denver. He is co-Founder of the Crested Butte Music Festival and Founding Editor and Publisher of Conundrum Press. He is President of the Robinson Jeffers Association and sits on a number of non-profit boards. His poems and essays have appeared in scores of journals, including Appalachia, The Atlantic, The Gettysburg Review, The Hudson Review, The Kenyon Review, Light, Measure, Poetry and many others. His fourth volume of poems, Go Big, is forthcoming from Red Hen Press.