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  Donald E. Selby Jr. is President of The Daily Poetry Association and Co-Editor of Poetry Daily, the DPA's principal publication. The mission of The Daily Poetry Association and Poetry Daily is to help make contemporary poetry part of everyday life by making it easier for people to discover new poets and by making it easier for poets and publishers to bring news of their work to more people. Selby started Poetry Daily with co-founders Diane Boller and Rob Anderson following 20 years in the law publishing industry with The Michie Company (a unit of LEXIS NEXIS and Reed Elsevier). From 1985 to 1996, he was Director of the $20-million dollar Professional Publications Division of the company, publishing treatises and multi-volume works for the bench and bar, monographs and case books for law schools, and electronic reference works in CD ROM and online formats. He became Vice President of the company in 1989. Following his career at Michie, and while developing and launching Poetry Daily, Don was a partner in Publishing Strategies, a consulting firm the purpose of which was to help electronic and print publishers improve the effectiveness of their web publishing and electronic operations. Don is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the University of Virginia School of Law. He is a member of the Virginia State Bar.  
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