Dan Libman

Feb 6, 2015

Dan Libman
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A lifelong Illinois resident, Daniel Libman has been living near Rockford and teaching at Northern Illinois University for 16 years.

His essays and stories have garnered a Paris Review Discovery Prize, a Pushcart Prize for fiction, and an Illinois Arts Council grant in prose. His debut story collection, Married But Looking, was featured on WNIJ's inaugural book series in 2012.

He is a founding editor of Fifth Wednesday Journal and previously reported on the Lincoln Highway and barroom political discussions for this station.

Dan also co-hosts the weekly Personal Rejection Podcast.

He is a Leo and can be reached at heylibman@yahoo.com