Daniel Allen Cox

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Daniel Allen Cox's essays have appeared in Catapult, Electric Literature, Literary Hub, TriQuarterly, The Rumpus, The Malahat Review, Fourth Genre, and elsewhere. His essay "The Glow of Electrum" is a finalist for a 2021 Canadian National Magazine Award in Personal Journalism. Daniel is the author of four novels published by Arsenal Pulp Press. His memoir-in-essays, A Vocabulary for Apostates, will be published by Penguin Canada in Spring 2023. 


Cover Photo: bright illustration of a figure in a yellow shirt and dark blue pants standing on a green ridge overlooking a waterfall flowing down over mountains made of books, a rainbow and white birds in the distance
My Heart Is a Bibliography: On Being a Writer Without a University Degree

A part of me fears that my writing community will take me less seriously if they find out my highest academic honor is a high school diploma.

Jul 13, 2021