Daniel B. Summerhill

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Poet Laureate of Monterey County, 2022-

Daniel B. Summerhill holds an MFA in creative writing from the Solstice Low-Residency MFA program at Boston College. He is the author of Mausoleum of Flowers (Cavankerry Press, 2022) and Divine, Divine, Divine (Nomadic Press, 2021).

Summerhill is the recipient of the Sharon Olds Fellowship and a fellowship from Watering Hole. His poetry has received two Pushcart Prize nominations, as well as a Best of the Net nomination.

He is an assistant professor of poetry / social action and composition studies at California State University, Monterey Bay. In 2022, he was appointed the inaugural poet laureate of Monterey County.