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Dantiel W. Moniz

Dantiel W. Moniz is a homegrown Floridian and recent graduate of the creative writing program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Tin House, Apogee Journal, Ploughshares, Pleiades and elsewhere. She has received scholarships and residencies from Hedgebrook and the Elizabeth George Foundation, and was selected as the winner of the 2018 Cecelia Joyce Johnson emerging writer award by the Key West Literary Seminars, as well as a 2018 Tin House Scholar and a Jack Jones Literary Arts Fellow. Currently, she splits her time between Netflix & Nap, and her novel-in-progress.