Dani Oliver is a writer from the Midwest who spent the better half of her life in Los Angeles. She currently lives in Brooklyn where she works for n+1.

Her poetry and fiction has been published or is forthcoming in Hayden’s Ferry Review, Barrelhouse, Washington Square Review, Poet Lore, The Rupture, The Rumpus, Portland Review, Shooter Literary Magazine, Origins Journal, and others. She has a background in both theatre and arts journalism, and is the founding editor of @ This Stage Magazine—a program of the nonprofit arts service organization, LA STAGE Alliance—and a former editor of the digital arts and culture publication, Daily BR!NK.

She is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s theatre and creative writing programs, where she was named a Virginia Middleton Creative Writing Award winner and awarded the Candace Silverman Memorial Scholarship by David St. John and Carol Muske-Dukes. She later received her MFA in creative writing from Rutgers University–Camden, where she was awarded an Interdisciplinary Fellowship.