Daniel L. Smart

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Location Chicago, IL, United States
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Introduction Dan Smart is a poet, writer, and musician who currently works as News Editor at online music magazine Tiny Mix Tapes, volunteer editor at nonprofit writing and tutoring center 826CHI, and producer/engineer at ECHO/NORMAL recording studio in Chicago, IL. He received his BA in Creative Writing from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2006, where he has since returned to guest-lecture on poetry on several occasions. Publications include The Los Angeles Review, Spoon River Poetry Review, The Legendary, Cease Cows Magazine, Red Fez, Hooligan Magazine, and poetry/criticism blog Structure And Surprise. His daily-poetry blog, Rhythm Is The Instrument, has been active since 2013 and presently contains over 1,900 works.