Daniel Khalastchi

Visiting Assistant Professor

Summer 2021

Daniel is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He is the author of Manoleria (Tupelo Press) and Tradition (McSweeney’s), and his work has appeared in a variety of publications, including The Believer Logger, Colorado Review, Denver Quarterly, Fence, The Iowa Review, Poetry Northwest, The Rumpus, and Best American Experimental Writing.

A former fellow at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Daniel has taught advanced writing and literature courses at Augustana College and Marquette University, and he currently serves as Director of the University of Iowa’s Magid Center for Undergraduate Writing. He lives in Iowa City and is the co-founder and managing editor of Rescue Press.

His recent awards include a residency at the prestigious Hermitage Artist Retreat, and his third book—American Parables, winner of the Brittingham Prize in Poetry—was published by the University of Wisconsin Press in Fall 2021.

Research areas
  • Poetry
Portrait of Daniel Khalastchi