Danielle p. williams Poet

Danielle P. Williams is a poet from Columbia, South Carolina. She is a MFA candidate at George Mason University where she works as an Editorial Coordinator for Poetry Daily. She serves as the Poetry Editor for So To Speak, and is a 2019 Alan Cheuse MFA Fellow for the Alan Cheuse International Writers Center.​ She strives to write poetry that gives voice to unrepresented cultures, and has a passion for understanding and connecting with the past, making it a point to expand on the narratives and experiences of her Black and Chamorro cultures. She is the author of "The Art in Knowing Me" (2018) a self-published collection of poetry, and a spoken word EP "We Fall Down" (2017) available on all streaming platforms. Her poetry is published online and forthcoming at The Pinch, Sinking City, ucity review, Praxis Center, and more.  

Photographer: Dillon Donolds