Daniel Shank Cruz

Daniel Shank Cruz (he/they) is a queer disabled boricua who grew up in New York City and Lancaster, Pa. He received his Ph.D. from Northern Illinois University and studies creative nonfiction in Hunter College’s MFA program. Cruz is the author of Queering Mennonite Literature: Archives, Activism, and the Search for Community (Penn State University Press, 2019). Their writing has also appeared in venues such as Crítica HispánicaMennonite Quarterly ReviewModern Haiku, the New York TimesYour Impossible Voice, and numerous essay collections. Follow them on Twitter: @shankcruz

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