Dave Jilk is author of two books of poems, Distilled Moments (2020) and Rejuvenilia (2018). His work has appeared in Cathexis Northwest Press, The Society of Classical Poets, and The Avocet: A Journal of Nature Poetry. He is also co-author of The Entrepreneur’s Weekly Nietzsche: A Book for Disruptors (2021), a finalist in the 2022 Colorado Book Awards. His current project is a book-length trans-genre epic poem, due out in 2024.

Dave has lived in Colorado since 2000, founding software companies, publishing scientific papers, and hiking peaks. He earned a BSc in Computer Science and Engineering from MIT.