Daniel Tiffany is a prize-winning poet and influential theorist based in Los Angeles and Berlin. Five volumes of his literary criticism have been published by presses such as Harvard, Johns Hopkins, and the University of Chicago. Recognized for his groundbreaking work in the field of poetry and poetics, Tiffany contributed the entry on "Lyric Poetry" to the Oxford Encyclopedia of Literature. He is also the author of six full-length collections of poetry, including Cry Baby Mystic, a book-length poem, and the celebrated documentary projects of BLUNT RESEARCH GROUP (published in the Wesleyan Poetry Series). His poems have appeared in journals such as the Paris Review, Poetry, Tin House, Bomb, jubilat, Fence, and Lana Turner. In addition to his own writings, which have been the subject of published colloquia, conference panels, and theatrical adaptation, Tiffany has published translations of texts from Greek, French, and Italian. He is a recipient of the Berlin Prize, awarded by the American Academy in Berlin.