Of early French Canadian descent, Daniel Grandbois was born in Minnesota and raised in Colorado, where he lives today with his wife and children. His first book, The Hermaphrodite (An Hallucinated Memoir), with forty original woodcuts by renowned Argentine printmaker Alfredo Benavidez Bedoya and translated into Spanish by Liliana Valenzuela (Sandra Cisneros, Julia Alvarez), is forthcoming from Green Integer in spring 2008. His second book, Unlucky Lucky Days, a collection of absurd tales and prose poems, is forthcoming from BOA Editions in June 2008. Daniel’s work has appeared or will appear in Fiction, Sentence, The Greensboro Review, Del Sol Review, Double Room, the anthology Online Writing: The Best of the First Ten Years, and ATA’s Beacons, among others. Also a musician, Daniel has played upright bass for two bands on Jello Biafra’s Alternative Tentacles label: Tarantella and Slim Cessna’s Auto Club. The latter had the honor of opening for Johnny Cash in Las Vegas in 1998.
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