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Daniel Nester
Works at The College of Saint Rose
Attended NYU, Rutgers
Lives in Delmar, NY
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Just a test, really, to see if my mic and camera works. 
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Amidst all these sestina readings, which has me ecstatic and on cloud 9 (or 39), I just got the signed contract for my next book. Coming in fall 2014: SHADER: 99 Notes on Car Washes, Grief, Making Out in Church, and Other Unlearnable Subjects, from 99: The Press.
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Great Elizabeth Floyd interview with January Gill O'Neil in the Albany Times Union from this past Thursday. Albany-ites: Don't miss her reading with Sean Thomas Dougherty this Thursday, 7:30pm, at The College of Saint Rose. 
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Students in Daniel Nester's Poetry in Performance class at The College of Saint Rose recorded their first original poems in February 2014.
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  • The College of Saint Rose
    Professor, present
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Delmar, NY
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Maple Shade, NJ - Philadelphia, PA - Brooklyn, NY - Albany, NY - Camden, NJ
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Here's my bio in the customary third-person.

Daniel Nester is a journalist, essayist, poet, editor, and teacher. His latest book, How to Be Inappropriate, is a collection of humorous nonfiction.

Nester's first two books, God Save My Queen (Soft Skull Press, 2003) and God Save My Queen II (2004), are collections on his obsession with the rock band Queen. His third, The History of My World Tonight (BlazeVOX, 2006), is a collection of poems.

His work has appeared in a variety of places, such as SalonThe Morning News, The Daily Beast, Time Out New York, The Rumpus, Bloomsbury Review, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, and Bookslut.

He is the former editor of the online journals Unpleasant Event Schedule and La Petite Zine and worked as Assistant Web Editor for Sestinas for McSweeney's Internet Tendency. He now helps run and edit the group blog We Who Are About To Die. 

His work has been anthologized in such collections as Lost and Found, The Best American Poetry 2003, The Best Creative Nonfiction, Vol. 1, and Third Rail: The Poetry of Rock and Roll.

He is an associate professor of English at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY, where he teaches creative nonfiction.
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Husband to Maisie Weissman, TV editor. Father to two lovely daughters. Mancave-dweller.
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  • NYU, Rutgers
  • Rutgers-Camden
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