Daniel Garcia

Daniel Garcia's essays appear or are forthcoming in Ninth Letter, Quarterly West, Guernica, Passages North, The Kenyon Review, Michigan Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. Poems appear or are forthcoming in Ploughshares, Zone 3, Gulf Coast, Pleiades, Electric Literature, Crazyhorse, and others. A recipient of prizes, grants, and scholarships from Bat City Review, So to Speak, Tin House, PEN America, and others, Daniel currently serves as the InteR/e/views editor for Split Lip Magazine and the Creative Nonfiction editor for GASHER Journal. Daniel’s essays also appear as Notables in The Best American Essays.


The sun was a knife slanting in near the foot of my bed.


I spent an entire year asking: how will I go on without you?