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 Café, 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.


Danielle is on track 8, sequined canvas: