Daniel José Older

writer | editor | composer

  • Fiction

    • Recent Publications

      I Sought Solace in my Bookshelf: on love, violence and literature at Buzzfeed Books Move Over, Lovecraft…Fantasy Writers of Color are Coming Through at The Guardian […]
  • Blog

    • Awards Eligibility Page 2015!!!

                      Here are the stories and essays I published in 2015, divided by which category they’re eligible for in […]
  • Daniel José Older is the author of the Bone Street Rumba urban fantasy series, which begins in January 2015 withHalf-Resurrection Blues from Penguin’s Roc imprint. Publishers Weekly hailed him as a “rising star of the genre” after the publication of his debut ghost noir collection, Salsa NocturnaHe co-edited the anthology Long Hidden: Speculative Fiction from the Margins of History and guest edited the music issue of Crossed Genres.

  • Music

    • Who Is Ghost Star?

      Brooklyn-based soul quartet GHOST STAR mixes old blues, classic jazz, funk and alternative to create a sound that is soul uplifting, heartbreaking and hip swinging. Bassist/composer Daniel […]
  • Ambulance Stories

    • The Not So Sweet Inbetween

      She’s a frail middle aged woman in a motorized wheelchair and she called because her teenage sons are stressing her out. When we get there, […]