blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2012 v11n1
Dana Crum

Dana Crum’s poetry has appeared in The Innisfree Poetry Journal. His fiction was anthologized in Gumbo: An Anthology of African American Writing (Harlem Moon / Broadway Books, 2002) and has appeared in several journals and magazines, including Carve Magazine, African Voices, The Source, Bronx Biannual, and 64. Crum also won the 2012–2013 Eva Jane Romaine Coombe Writer’s Residency at The Seven Hills School, a pre-K–12 private school in Cincinnati, Ohio. In 2003, Chicago’s National Public Radio affiliate WBEZ 91.5 FM broadcast a dramatic reading of one of his stories as part of its Stories on Stage series.  end

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