David Daniel
David Daniel, Poetry Faculty, Fairleigh Dickinson University MFA in Creative Writing
David Daniel; Seven-Star Bird; WAMfest; Poetry Faculty; Fairleigh Dickinson University MFA in Creative Writing

David Daniel

MFA Poetry Faculty David Daniel

David Daniel, FDU MFA Poetry Faculty

David Daniel’s collections of poems include Seven Star Bird (Graywolf), for which he won the Levis Reading Prize; and his chapbook, The Quick and the Dead (Haw River). Daniel recently completed a new collection, Ornaments and Other Assorted Love Songs. He is a regular contributor to The American Poetry Review, and poems, essays and reviews have appeared in numerous other journals, including the Harvard Review, AGNI, Post Road, Witness, Boston Review, and Ploughshares, where he served as the poetry editor from 1992 to 2007. Daniel holds degrees from Vanderbilt, Johns Hopkins, and the University of Virginia. He is the Director of the undergraduate creative writing program at Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he created WAMFEST (The Words and Music Festival), which has featured such artists as Bruce Springsteen, Robert Pinsky, Rosanne Cash, and many others. He lives in Boston, with his wife and three sons.

Books & Publication

  • Reunion
  • Goofy Foot
  • Seven-Star Bird
  • White Rabbit
  • The Heaven Stone