Delicia Daniels


Author's Bio

Delicia Daniels is a poet, essayist, and biographer. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Dillard University and her Master of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Writing from Chicago State University. Ms. Daniels is the recipient of the Sam Taylor Fellowship Award and the Pearl Cleage Scholarship Award. She had the privilege of being appointed to the Advisory Board for the African Americans in Texas Travel Booklet, sponsored by the Texas Historical Commission. Her publications appear in The Greenwood Encyclopedia of African-American Women Writers, Thin Air Magazine, Callaloo and several other journals and anthologies. The Language We Cry In, her first publication, was selected as the Poetry Discovery Prize Winner for the 2017 Writer's League of Texas Book Awards.

Publications & Prizes

Mourning Katrina: A Poetic Response to Tragedy (Mariner Media, Inc., 2009)
The Language We Cry In (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2017)
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Reverie: Midwest African American Literature
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Poetry Discovery Prize Winner for the 2017 Writers' League of Texas Book Awards

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Last update: Jun 04, 2019