David K. Leff, author of numerous essays, columns, and stories for the Hartford Courant, Appalachia and other publications, is a former Deputy Commissioner, Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection. He is a member of the Collinsville Historic District Commission and was chairman for twenty years, is a former volunteer firefighter, and a Boy Scout merit badge counselor. He is the Canton, Connecticut town historian.
The author of three nonfiction books, three volumes of poetry, and a novel in verse, David has read his work, given book talks, and lectured on literary and environmental topics throughout Connecticut and beyond. He is on the board of Directors of the Riverwood Poetry Series, Inc.