Danielle P. Williams is a poet and essayist 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.​ Williams strives to write poetry that gives voice to unrepresented cultures, making it a point to expand on the narratives and experiences of her Black and Chamorro cultures. Her poems were selected for the 2020 Literary Award in Poetry from Ninth Letter. She is the author of "The Art in Knowing Me" (2018) a self-published collection of poetry, and two spoken word EP's: At My Own Risk (2020) and "We Fall Down" (2017) available on all streaming platforms. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Barren Magazine, The Pinch, Trampset, JMWW

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Danielle P. Williams

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