Dana Crum is author of the chapbook Good Friday 2000 (Q Ave Press, 2014). Two years in a row, he won the Eva Jane Romaine Coombe Writer’s Residency at The Seven Hills School, and in 2013 was a Writing Resident at the Vermont Studio Center. He won a seat at the 2014 Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop at Brown University and received a fellowship from Virginia Commonwealth University. The Paris Review Daily profiled him in 2013. His poetry and fiction have appeared in Blackbird, African Voices, Carve Magazine, Gumbo: An Anthology of African American Writing, The Innisfree Poetry Journal, Killens Review of Arts & Letters and several other publications. NPR affiliate WBEZ 91.5 FM Chicago broadcast a dramatic reading of his short story “My Heavenly Father” as part of its Stories on Stage program. Crum is currently at work on a full-length poetry collection.