Born in Miami, Dana De Greff holds a Masters in Fine Arts in fiction from the University of Miami. She is a Visiting Professor of English at St. Thomas University and has taught Creative Writing classes at the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Miami, and Books & Books.
She is the author of Alterations (winner of the 2018 Rane Arroyo Chapbook Series published by Seven Kitchens Press), recipient of the 2018 Lillian E. Smith Writer-in-Service Award, and the 2017-2018 Literary Artist-in-Residence at the Deering Estate. She has been accepted or awarded scholarships from Tent: Creative Writing, the Tin House Summer Writers’ Workshop, The Key West Literary Seminar, the Lemon Tree House Residency in Tuscany, and Hedgebrook.
Her work appears in Cosmonauts Avenue, Jabberwock Review, PANK, Origins Journal, Philadelphia Stories, and Gulf Stream Magazine, among others. Most recently, she is the recipient of a 2021 Pushcart Prize Nomination for her story “Storms” which was published in the Winter 2020 Issue of Jabberwock Review. She is represented by Writers House and is at work on a novel and a memoir.
Dana is also the CEO of De Greff Writers. Launched in 2020, De Greff Writers is a one-stop-shop for all your writing needs, whether it be innovative writing workshops, creative copy for websites, editing services, book coaching, mentorship, and more.