Dantiel W. Moniz

Dantiel W. Moniz, photo by Jason D. Moniz
Dantiel W. Moniz, photo by Jason D. Moniz

Dantiel W. Moniz is the recipient of a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” prize, a Pushcart Prize, a MacDowell Fellowship, and the Alice Hoffman Prize for Fiction. Her debut collection, Milk Blood Heat, won a Florida Book Award and was a finalist for the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award, PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize, and the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award. The book was longlisted for the Swansea University Dylan Thomas Prize.

Moniz’s writing has appeared in the Paris Review, Harper’s Bazaar, American Short Fiction, Tin House, and elsewhere. She is an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she teaches fiction.