David Booth is a poet, fiction writer, and high school humanities teacher. His work has appeared in the Chicago Quarterly Review, Washington Square, The Missouri Review, Fourteen Hills, and the Farallon Review. The M.I.T. Press published his nonfiction book Peer Participation and Government: What Mozilla Has to Teach Government. He lives in San Francisco with his wife Ingrid Hawkinson and their Calico cat, Bella. David blogs at Sacred Pedestrians.