Born: June 28 1968 in Palo Alto California, USA
Resides: Berkeley, California, USA
E-mail: rosen4 (at) lmi (dot) net
David Rosenthal lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife and two daughters. He teaches kindergarten and first grade in the Oakland Unified School District, and he teaches poetry to fifth graders and middle schoolers in the Berkeley Unified School District's Cazadero Music Camp JumpStart Program. His haiku and senryu have appeared in print and online in Modern Haiku, Frogpond, The Heron's Nest, Lilliput Review, Wisteria, and other journals. His slightly longer lyric poems have appeared in several print and web journals, including Measure, The Formalist, Blue Unicorn, The HyperTexts, Soundzine, The Chimaera, and The Lyric.
Awards and Other Honors: Semi-Finalist, Donald Justice Poetry Award, 2010/2011; Nominee, Pushcart Prize, 2007; Finalist, Howard Nemerov Sonnet Award, 2007.
Credits: "the geyser erupts" - The Heron’s Nest XI:3 (2009); "after crashing here" - Cotyledon 12 (1999); "gypsy moth cocoons" - Frogpond 31:3 (2008); "on a blade of grass" – Brevities 5 (2003); "forgive me, spider" - Brevities 4 (2003); "buried in a pile" - Lilliput Review 109 (2000); Carapace 47 (South Africa, 2004).