Daniel Elder

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Daniel Elder is a 2018 Lambda Literary Fellow.  His writing appears in Catapult, The Rumpus, Pidgeonholes, and many more. He lives in Oregon with his cat, Terence, who writes most of his tweets. Find those at @tumblehawk, and find more writing at daniel-elder.com.


Cover Photo: A close-up photo of an elderly woman wearing a collared grey coat and pearl earrings, her short, gray hair, moving in the wind as she smiles into the camera.
I Want My Mommy and I’m Glad She’s Not Alive for Covid-19

I wish I could talk to my mom about the irony that, forty years later, shelves are being ransacked and we are standing in lines to buy bread.

Apr 23, 2020