David W. Pritchard is a poet and a scholar, but not a poet-scholar. He is the author, with Kay Gabriel, of Impropria Persona (Damask Press, 2017) and, with Greg Purcell, More Fresh Air (Industrial Lunch, 2015). Recent writings can be found in or are forthcoming from Tripwire, Historical Materialism, Matter Monthly, and Dreampop. David is working on a dissertation about New Narrative and the poetics of political commitment. He lives in Holyoke.