Daniel José Older is the author Half Resurrection Blues (Roc, 2015) (part of the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series), Shadowshaper (Arthur A. Levine Books, 2015, and Salsa Nocturna (Crossed Genres, 2012). He co-edited Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History (Crossed Genres, 2014) with Rose Fox and guest edited the music issue of Crossed Genres.

His short stories and essays have appeared in Tor.com, Salon, BuzzFeed, the New Haven Review, PANK, Apex and Strange Horizons and the anthologies Subversion and Mothership: Tales Of Afrofuturism And Beyond. Daniel's band Ghost Star gigs regularly around New York and he facilitates workshops on storytelling from an anti-oppressive power analysis. You can find his thoughts on writing, read dispatches from his decade-long career as an NYC paramedic and hear his music at ghoststar.net/ and @djolder on twitter.