Dave Seter is a civil engineer and poet. Born in Chicago, he currently lives in Sonoma County, California. His poetry and critical works have recently appeared in Paterson Literary Review, Asheville Poetry Review, Evansville Review, Appalachia, Palaver, Confluence, and Cider Press Review. He earned his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and is currently enrolled in the Master of Arts in Humanities program at Dominican University of California, where he is studying ecopoetics. His first collection, the chapbook Night Duty, was published in 2010 by Main Street Rag Publishing Company. He is presently assembling a manuscript of ecopoems with the working title For the birds (and bulldozers).