Daniel José Older is the author of the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series and the young adult novel Shadowshaper. Publishers Weekly hailed him as a “rising star of the genre” after the publication of his debut ghost noir collection, Salsa Nocturna.
Older co-edited the anthology Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History. His short stories and essays have appeared in the Guardian, NPR, Tor.com, Salon and BuzzFeed. Aside from writing, Older teaches workshops on storytelling.
Author of Young Adult Literature
Areas of expertise: Fantasy and Young Adult literature, Race and Power in Publishing
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Heard on NPR All Things Considered: To Achieve Diversity in Publishing, A Difficult Dialogue Beats Silence
Added June 2015