Dani Janae is a poet living and writing in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She earned a BA in Creative Writing from Allegheny College and returned home to Pittsburgh after graduating. Her work deals with the physical and emotional legacy of trauma, and the intersecting history of her identity as a black, lesbian woman. Her poems often feature themes of the grotesque, dreamscapes, and the idea of homecoming. Some of her writing can be found in Argot Magazine and Public Source.