Daniel DeVaughn is a poet and the Teaching Writer at the Alabama Writers’ Forum. He received an M.F.A. from the University of Oregon. He has received support in the form of fellowships from The University of Oregon and The Norman Mailer Writer’s Workshop, and he has received scholarships to The Sewanee Writers' Conference and the Vermont Studio Center. His poems have appeared in The Nashville Review, Fogged Clarity, Birmingham Poetry Review and Southern Humanities Review, and he was nominated for the Best New Poets anthology.