Dani Putney is a queer, non-binary, mixed-race Filipinx, & neurodivergent writer originally from Sacramento, California. Their debut full-length collection, Salamat sa Intersectionality (Okay Donkey Press, 2021), was a finalist for the 2022 Lambda Literary Award in Transgender Poetry. They’re also the author of the poetry chapbook Dela Torre (Sundress Publications, 2022) & the creative nonfiction chapbook Swallow Whole (Bullshit Press, 2023). Their poetry appears in outlets such as Bennington Review, Cream City Review, Grist, Hayden’s Ferry Review, & Puerto del Sol, while their personal essays can be found in journals such as Crab Creek Review, Glassworks Magazine, & Quarterly West. They received their MFA in Creative Writing from Mississippi University for Women & are presently an English PhD candidate at Oklahoma State University. They live in the middle of the Nevada desert.

“Nevada Desert” by michael-day is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Buy my debut full-length poetry collection, Salamat sa Intersectionality, released by Okay Donkey Press on May 18, 2021!