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Danielle is a poet and essayist. Her collection of poems, Lovely Asunder, published with the University of Arkansas Press in 2011, won the Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize as well as the Utah Book Award. Her memoir, The Riots, published with University of Georgia Press in 2011, won the AWP prize in Creative Nonfiction judged as well as the GLCA New Writers Award, and was a finalist for the Grub Street National Book Prize in Nonfiction. Danielle received the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry prize three times. She was also the recipient of a Virginia Center for the Arts fellowship and a nominee for the Pushcart prize. Formerly, she was a Jay C. and Ruth Halls Poetry Fellow at the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her poetry and essays have appeared in such journals as The Utne Reader, The Missouri Review, The Iowa Review, Smartish Pace, and The Indiana Review. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from George Mason University and her PhD in English from the University of Utah. She currently lives in Ohio where she is an Assistant Professor of poetry in the Graduate Creative Writing program at the University of Cincinnati.
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