Stephen Danos

STEPHEN DANOS is author of the poetry chapbooks Playhouse State (H_NGM_N Books, 2012) and Gravitational (The New Megaphone, forthcoming 2014). His manuscript Based on a Book Based on a True Story was a finalist for The Akron Poetry Prize and the Joanna Cargill Coconut Book Prize for a First Book (twice). He earned a BA in English from the University of Iowa and an MFA in Creative Writing - Poetry from Columbia College Chicago. He is co-founder and editor-in-chief of the online poetry journal Pinwheel.


I love Transom, the online journal edited by Kiki Petrosino and Dan Rosenberg, and I’m delighted that they picked up one of my poems for a future issue.

If you haven’t spent much time with their genius of a journal, there’s no time like the present.