David Budbill is the author of six books of poems, eight plays, a children's book, and two works of fiction for young adults. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship in poetry and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship in play writing. His play, Judevine, has been produced in twenty-six states. His most recent book of poems is Moment to Moment: Poems of a Mountain Recluse, forthcoming in 1999 from Cooper Canyon Press. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, but has lived for several decades in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. For more information on Budbill and his work, please visit www.davidbudbill.com.