San Francisco, California, United States
Michael Chacko Daniels (M. S., Journalism, Medill, Northwestern University), former community worker and clown, grew up in Bombay, India. He lives and works in San Francisco. His short stories have appeared in Apollo's Lyre, Cricket Online Review, Denver Syntax,dragonfire, Hackwriters, Indelible Kitchen, and SHALLA Magazine. Books: Split in Two (2004), Anything Out of Place Is Dirt (2004), and That Damn Romantic Fool (2005).
He is currently looking for an author's agent.
His thirty years in community service work in the United States include five years as a Volunteer In Service To America and sixteen years at the Berkeley Center for Independent Living. His major focus in community work has been community development, homeless training and employment, and accessible housing for persons with disabilities. He helped establish Jobs for Homeless Consortium in Berkeley in 1988 and was its executive director from 1995 to October 2004.
He was the editor and publisher of New River Free Press of Grand Rapids, Michigan (1974-1977); editor and designer of The Architecture of Independence series (Ramps are beautiful, 1982; Going where you wheel, 1986; and Making your home accessible, 1988); and executive editor of Fast-Track Training & Employment: Opening a World of Possibilities for Your Clients (Jobs for Homeless Consortium, 2000).
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Interests: Writing fiction and poetry; development of India; homelessness in the United States.
Published writer: Yes