David J. Rothman, PhD

David J. Rothman currently serves as director of the graduate program in creative writing at Western State Colorado University and as resident poet for Colorado Public Radio. In 2012, he won the Lighthouse Beacon Award for teaching excellence. His poems have appeared in Poetry, The Atlantic Monthly, The Hudson Review, The Kenyon Review, Appalachia, The Gettysburg Review, The Threepenny Review, and scores of other journals. His second book of poems, The Elephant’s Chiropractor, was runner-up for the 1999 Colorado Book Award. With Stanley Rothman and Stephen Powers, he has co-authored a book on film, Hollywood's America, and his essays and book reviews appear widely. In 2013, he published two volumes of poetry: The Book of Catapults (White Violet Press) and Part of the Darkness (Entasis Press). In 2013, he also published a collection of essays, Living the Life: Tales from America's Mountains and Ski Towns (Conundrum Press).

 

This instructor has the following classes scheduled:
Weekend Intensive: The Varieties of Free Verse - starting 04/29/2016
One-Weekend Intensive: Reading as a Writer--A Midsummer Night's Dream - starting 06/04/2016
The Life, Death, and Resurrection of the Philosophical Verse Essay - starting 06/14/2016
Creative Nonfiction for Fun and Profit - starting 06/14/2016
The Dreaded Iambic Pentameter: Conquering the Beast - starting 06/15/2016

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