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Danez Smith

Danez Smith

Danez Smith is a Cave Canem Fellow, Survivor, Black Dude, Queer, & Avid Twerker from St. Paul, Minn. His chapbook, Hands On Ya Knees, was published in 2013 by Penmanship Books. His full-length collection, [insert] Boy, will be published in 2014 by Yes Yes Books. He was a finalist for the 2013 Rattle Poetry Prize and was featured in The Academy of American Poets’ Emerging Poet Series, introduced by Patricia Smith. His recent writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Devil’s Lake, PANK, The Cortland Review, Anti-, and elsewhere. He thinks you look good today, now werk!

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