Danny Penny

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Danny Penny writes nonfiction and poetry. He was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, and is currently pursuing an MFA in creative nonfiction at Columbia University. Danny is the winner of the 2012 Norton Writer's Prize, the 2013 Lorabel Richardson American Academy of Poets Prize, runner-up for the 2013 Selden Whitcomb Poetry Prize, a finalist for the 2013 Brooklyn Nonfiction Prize, and a semifinalist for the 2013 Norman Mailer College Nonfiction Writing Prize. His work has appeared in The New Inquiry, The Rumpus, Nat. Brut, Art Observed, The Siren, The Grinnell Review, and Berlin Independents Guide.

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