David Clink was the Artistic Director of the Art Bar Poetry Series for three years, and Artistic Director of the Rowers Pub Reading Series its first three seasons. He is a widely published poet. He edited the anthology, A Verdant Green (Battered Silicon Dispatch Box, 2010). His first book of poetry was Eating Fruit Out of Season (Tightrope Books, 2008). His second book, Monster (Tightrope), a collection of strange, dark, surreal and unusual poems, was launched in November 2010.