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Daniel Ruefman writes fantasy, nonfiction, and books for younger readers. To date, he has released three collections of poetry, a children’s picture book, and a memoir, What the Fuzz? Survival Stories of a Minor League Mascot.


In addition to his book-length works, his poetry and prose has appeared widely in literary magazines and journals including Adelaide, Barely South Review, Burningword, FLARE: Flagler Review, SLAB (Sound and Literary Arts Book), and Thin Air Magazine, among others.

Daniel holds a Bachelor of Arts in Writing from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Arts in English from Slippery Rock University, and a Ph.D. in Composition & Applied Linguistics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. When not writing, he teaches the craft as a Professor of Rhetoric & Composition at the University of Wisconsin – Stout. 

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