The Brightest Thing reviewed in The Ormsby Review

My book, The Brightest Thing, gets a lovely review by Myshara Herbert-McMyn of The Ormsby Review. You can follow the link to read the entire review. “By using the princess’s silenced voices, Daniell gives the nameless young woman a voice more powerful than the suffocating prince in the tales … She also shows us theContinue reading “The Brightest Thing reviewed in The Ormsby Review”

CBC Canada Writes Shakespeare Selfie Winner

I’m tickled pink that today I get to tell you that I’m the winner of the Canada Writes Shakespeare Selfie contest, with my poem, “Ophelia, Attending a Garden on the Ground Floor of a Vancouver Apartment Building.” The announcement went live this morning! The judge, Alexi Zentner–whose most recent novel, The Lobster Kings, is a retelling of Cordelia’s story fromContinue reading “CBC Canada Writes Shakespeare Selfie Winner”

Ophelia and the arrival of spring flowers

Recently, the world celebrated William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday. Well, that’s our best guess, anyway, anyone who’s studied Shakespeare will tell you: we only know what day he was christened, so we assume April 23rd is his birthday. Regardless, there were some  pretty fun celebrations of the Bard around the world, including “Cakespeare,” a contest hosted byContinue reading “Ophelia and the arrival of spring flowers”