David Denny is the author of three poetry collections: Man Overboard (Wipf & Stock), Fool in the Attic, and Plebeian on the Front Porch. His short story collection, The Gill Man in Purgatory, is forthcoming from Shanti Arts. Denny's poetry and fiction has appeared widely in journals and magazines, including New Ohio Review, The Sun, Rattle, Atlanta Review, and Stone Voices. He is the recipient of an Artist's Laureate award from Silicon Valley Arts Council and numerous Pushcart nominations. He also served as inaugural Poet Laureate of Cupertino, CA and editor of Bottomfish magazine.