Daniel Shank Cruz

Daniel Shank Cruz (they/multitudes) is a queer disabled boricua who grew up in New York City and Lancaster, Pa. They have an MFA in creative nonfiction from Hunter College of the City University of New York and a Ph.D. in English from Northern Illinois University. Multitudes is the author of Queering Mennonite Literature: Archives, Activism, and the Search for Community (Penn State University Press, 2019) and Ethics for Apocalyptic Times: Theapoetics, Autotheory, and Mennonite Literature (Penn State University Press, forthcoming November 2023). Their writing has also appeared in venues such as Modern HaikuReligion & LiteratureYour Impossible Voice, and numerous essay collections.

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