BARON WORMSER was Poet Laureate of Maine from 2000 to 2005. He is the author of seven books of poetry, most recently Carthage (2005), and the co-author of two books about teaching poetry. He directs the Frost Place Conference on Poetry and Teaching and the Frost Place Seminar, and he is on the faculty of the Stonecoast MFA program. He lives with his wife in Hallowell, Maine.
David Cappella is a poet and Assistant Professor of English at Central Connecticut State University. His teaching experience ranges from middle school to the doctoral level. He presents workshops on the teaching of poetry to teachers and students around the country. He and Baron Wormser coauthored Teaching the Art of Poetry: The Moves.