Danielle DeTiberus lives in Charleston, SC, where she teaches creative writing at the Charleston School of the Arts. She holds a BFA from Emerson College and an MFA from The Solstice Low-Residency Program at Pine Manor College.
Sherman Alexie selected her poem “In a Black Tank Top” for inclusion in Best American Poetry 2015. In 2016, she received the Carrie McCray Nickens Fellowship in poetry from the South Carolina Academy of Authors. Her poem “Turtleneck” is included in the 2016 anthology Bared: Contemporary Poetry and Art on Bras and Breasts. In 2012, her poems “I Thought After Thirty” and “Love and Other Hand Grenades” won the Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Society Prize and the Jane Moran Prize, respectively, through the Poetry Society of South Carolina (PSSC). Her poem “Like That” was chosen by Mark Doty as Honorable Mention for the 2009 Arts & Letters Rumi Prize in Poetry.
Nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2010, 2013, 2014 and 2017, her work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Missouri Review, [PANK], Rattle, River Styx, The Southeast Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, Tar River Poetry, and elsewhere. She currently serves as the PSSC’s Program Chair, bringing nationally renowned poets to Charleston for readings and seminars.