Daniel Barth's poetry, fiction, essays and reviews have appeared in a wide range of publications including Ant Farm, Beat Scene, Dharma Beat, Jazz Times, Redwood Coast Review, Review of Contemporary Fiction, Western American Literature, Whole Earth Review, Wild Duck Review and Zam Bomba!. He is the author of Ukiah Haiku: Journal of a Year (Goin' Prose Press, 1996), Coyote Haiku (Secret Goldfish Press, 2004), and Fast Women Beautiful: Zen Beat Baseball Poems (Tenacity Press, 2008) and a contributor to Hitching: Tales from the Byways and Superhighways (Wakefield Press, 1995).
Daniel was born and reared in Louisville, Kentucky. He holds a B. A. in Anthropology from Duke University. He lives near Ukiah, California with his wife Mary and their son Nate. In addition to writing, he works as a teacher and librarian at the City of Ten Thousand Buddhas in Talmage, California. In March of 2012 he was named poet laureate of Ukiah for a two-year term, 2012-2014. He is currently working on a new book of poems and short prose pieces.
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