Danielle P. Williams  Writer  

Danielle P. Williams is a Black and Chamorro poet and essayist from Columbia, South Carolina. She received her Bachelor's degree from Elon University in 2016. 


Danielle strives to give voice to unrepresented cultures, making it a point to expand on the narratives and experiences of her Black and Chamorro cultures. She is a third-year MFA candidate in poetry at George Mason University, and works as an Editorial Coordinator for Poetry Daily, is the Poetry Editor for So To Speak, and is a 2019 Alan Cheuse MFA Travel Fellow.​


Her poems were selected for the 2020 Literary Award in Poetry from Ninth Letter. Her writing appears or is forthcoming in The HelleboreCobra Milk, The PinchBarren Magazine, JMWW and elsewhere. 


She is the author of a self-published collection of poetry, The Art in Knowing Me, and two spoken-word EP's, At My Own Risk and We Fall Down.

Photographer: Josh Cozy