David Rothman is director of the Poetry Concentration with an emphasis on verse-craft in the Low Residency MFA at Western State Colorado University. He has three books currently in press: two volumes of poems, Part of the Darkness (Entasis) and Go Big (Red Hen) along with a volume of essays about life in the mountains and mountain towns, Living the Life (Conundrum). He also teaches at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Lighthouse Writers Workshop of Denver, and Denver University. He lives in Boulder.