Daniel Paul is a writer and teacher. He comes from New York City and graduated from Columbia College in Chicago. He has an MFA from Southern Illinois University and is currently pursuing a PhD at the University of Cincinnati as a Charles P. Taft dissertation fellow.
His stories, essays, poems, and humor writing appear or are forthcoming in The Pinch, Passages North, Puerto Del Sol, New Delta Review, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Hobart, and elsewhere (not to be confused with Elsewhere, though he did recently submit some poems there, and is still waiting to hear back). His work has won prizes from Yemasee, The Briar Cliff Review, and Shenandoah. He lives in Cincinnati with his wife, the poet M. Brett Gaffney, and their dog, the pug-dachshund mix Ava.