Danielle Bero

Danielle Bero was born in Queens to hippie parents, given a dose of Silverstein, Tupac, Jazz and rock. She was the recipient of a Posse Scholarship, Daily News Unsung Hero in Education, and Teach for America. Danielle taught in Indonesia on a Fulbright scholarship, piloting the poetry program, W.O.R.D.S. that she founded at Lafayette College and in several public schools. She co-founded a school catering to foster-care students and received a master’s in English Education and Educational Leadership.  She completed her MFA at the University of San Francisco. Danielle has been a champion for slam at Nuyorican’s Poets CafĂ©, Bowery Poetry Club, Lehigh Valley slam, and Ubud writer’s festival. She’s published in New American Writing, Sinister Wisdom, Lavender Review, Quiet Lightning, and Juked.