The Wardrobe’s Best Dressed: Three Syllables Describing Addiction by Kate Daniels



This selection comes from Kate Daniels’s book Three Syllables Describing Addiction, available from Bull City Press.  Purchase your copy here! Our curator for this selection is Nilsa Rivera.

Kate Daniels was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia. Educated at the University of Virginia, she later received her MFA from Columbia University. She is the author of four earlier books of poetry, including A Walk in Victoria’s Secret and Four Testimonies. A forthcoming collection, In the Months of My Son’s Recovery, includes most of the poems appearing in Three Syllables Describing Addiction, her first chapbook with Bull City Press. A former Guggenheim Fellow in Poetry, and a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers, Daniels is professor of English at Vanderbilt University where she directs the creative writing program. She also teaches writing at the Baltimore Washington Center for Psychoanalysis and facilitates workshops on writing and recovery in Nashville and other communities.  Find her online at  Kate‘s Twitter handle is: @katedan72268849

Nilsa Rivera’s work explores gender and diversity issues. Her work has appeared in the Huffington Post, 50 GS Magazine, The Awakenings, Six Hens Literary Journal, Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies, and Selkie Literary Magazine. She’s also the Managing Editor of The Wardrobe for Sundress Publications. She can be found as @nilsawrites in most corners of the virtual world and at Miami Beach in real life.

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