Danielle Evans

Danielle Evans (she/her/hers)

Associate Professor

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Danielle Evans is the author of the story collections The Office of Historical Corrections and Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self. Her first collection won the PEN American Robert W. Bingham Prize, the Hurston-Wright award for fiction, and the Paterson Prize for fiction; her second won the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize and was a finalist for The Aspen Prize, The Story Prize, The Chautauqua Prize, and The Los Angeles Times Book prize for fiction. She has also been awarded a 2024 USA Artists Fellowship, The New Literary Project Joyce Carol Oates Prize, and a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship. Her stories have appeared in magazines and anthologies including The Best American Short Stories. She is an Associate Professor in The Writing Seminars and affiliated faculty in the Center for Africana Studies at Johns Hopkins University.