Welcome to my website.
I’m Daniel Nester.
Daniel Nester’s short bio, using customary, SEO-friendly third-person language, follows:
Daniel Nester is an essayist, freelance writer, poet, writing professor, erstwhile literary journal editor, reading series curator, and Queen superfan. He is the author most recently of Shader: 99 Notes on Car Washes, Making Out in Church, Grief, and Other Unlearnable Subjects. His other books include How to Be Inappropriate, and God Save My Queen I and II, and editor of The Incredible Sestina Anthology. He teaches writing at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY.
In addition to my day job as a writing professor, I am also an erstwhile literary journal editor, reading series curator, and aspiring podcaster. I’m available for readings, workshops, tutoring, freelance assignments, and editing services.
By day, I’m a husband, dad, and Queen superfan. Not necessarily in that order.
Take a look around. Check out a portfolio of my latest projects, which is a great place to start.
That’s a photo of me up there. A larger version appears on the about page.