About This Author
Daniel Penny is a critic, journalist, and poet with an MFA in creative nonfiction from Columbia University. His writing has appeared in the New Republic, The New Inquiry, The Rumpus, The Village Voice, Slice Magazine, and others. He teaches writing at Parsons and Columbia. You can follow him @dwpenny.
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