Daniel José Older is the New York Times bestselling author of Salsa Nocturna, the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series from Penguin's Roc Books and the Young Adult novel Shadowshaper (Scholastic, 2015), a New York Times Notable Book of 2015, which was shortlisted for the Kirkus Prize in Young Readers' Literature, the Andre Norton Award, the Locus, the Mythopoeic Award, the International Latino Book Award, and named one of Esquire's 80 Books Every Person Should Read. He co-edited the Locus and World Fantasy nominated anthology Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History. His short stories and essays have appeared in the Guardian, NPR, Tor.com, Salon, BuzzFeed, and the anthologies The Fire This Time and Mothership: Tales Of Afrofuturism And Beyond, among others. Daniel has guest edited at Fireside Fiction, Catapult, Crossed Genres, and Fantasy Magazine, and served as a judge for the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, the Burt Award for Young Adult Caribbean Literature, and the PEN American Award. He has taught at St. Johns University, Voices at VONA, Boricua College, and Rikers Island among other sites. You can find his thoughts on writing, read dispatches from his decade-long career as an NYC paramedic and hear his music at http://danieljoseolder.net/, on youtube and @djolder on twitter.

SALSA NOCTURNA: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01KKDAI3K
BONE STREET RUMBA: http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/316711/midnight-taxi-tango-by-daniel-jose-older/
SHADOWSHAPER: http://ghoststar.net/blog/shadowshaper
I also teach writing on Skillshare: http://skl.sh/1UDuPU0
  • Brooklyn, New York
  • JoinedFebruary 13, 2016



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Welcome and thanks for stopping by! I'll be posting short stories, novettes and full length works here, along with some essays and other randomness. Feel free to ask questions or just drop a line say...
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Stories by Daniel José Older
Sierra Santiago and the Invisible City by danieljoseolder
Sierra Santiago and the Invisible City Fantasy
Sierra just wanted to have a normal, fun-filled summer with her friends, but strange howls emanate from a mysterious tower in downtown Brooklyn, soldiers bust up a party and then a whole new, monster-filled world r...
Love Is A Fucking River by danieljoseolder
Love Is A Fucking River Horror
In Brooklyn, a taxi driver in the midst of a breakup has a nasty brush with death... A short story from my soon to be rereleased collection in the Bone Street Rumba universe, SALSA NOCTURNA. You can cop SALSA NOCTU...
Protected Entity by danieljoseolder
Protected Entity Mystery / Thriller
Another short from my collection SALSA NOCTURNA, Protected Entity follow half-dead investigator Carlos Delacruz and his partner Riley Washington as they check into some mysterious killings in Harlem. This story fir...