Dan Hernandez grew up in Denver and worked as a journalist in New York before moving to Las Vegas. He earned an MFA in creative writing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and has an English degree from Colorado State. Before joining
Central Recovery Press, Dan was the managing editor at Witness, a literary journal published by the Black Mountain Institute at UNLV. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Atlantic,
Vice, and The Los Angeles Review of Books. He won the 2015 Richard J. Margolis Award as a
promising new writer, but would rather read or walk his dog than tinker with words.