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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Daniel S. Libman  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Fiction



Illinois Connection

Libman is an English instructor at Northern Illinois University and lives in rural Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Daniel S. Libman teaches Rhetoric, Composition and Developmental Writing at Northern Illinois University. He has published stories and essays in many journals and magazines including ''Details'', ''Other Voices'', ''Columbia'', ''The Paris Review'', ''The Baffler'', ''Santa Monica Review'', and ''The Chicago Reader''. His story ''In the Belly of the Cat'' has been anthologized many times and translated into several languages, including Italian and Russian. In addition to writing and teaching, Dan serves as Book Reviews Editor for ''Fifth Wednesday Journal''.

Published Works Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library


-- Pushcart Prize for fiction Paris Review discovery Prize, now known as the Plimpton Prize