Dave Seter is a civil engineer and poet. Born in Chicago, he lives in Sonoma County, California. His poetry and critical works have appeared in Appalachia, Paterson Literary Review, Asheville Poetry Review, Evansville Review, Palaver, Confluence, Cider Press Review, and other literary journals. He earned his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his graduate degree from  Dominican University of California, where he studied ecopoetics. His first collection, the chapbook Night Duty, was published in 2010 by Main Street Rag Publishing Company.