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Andrea Daniels


Andrea Daniel is a writer and poet. Her work has appeared in magazines and as part of an exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts, a major metropolitan museum in Detroit, Michigan. When she’s not writing poetry, Andrea is a freelance writer for various publications. She is co-owner/operator of Dakota Avenue West Publishing, an independent book publishing company under which Like Gwendolyn was published, and she owns and operates AND Communications, a multi-layered creative communications agency. For 12 years Andrea was production supervisor, producer, writer, reporter/talent with the City of Detroit Government Cable Access Channel 10 until she was laid off in 2009. 

Andrea is a proud member of the Motown Writers Network, and the Michigan Literary Network, and is producer and guest host of Michigan Literary Network Radio on blogtalkradio.com, and co-producer of Literature, Lyrics and Lines on WRCJ Radio – 90.9 in conjunction with the Detroit School of Arts, a Detroit Public School. She also combines her love of poetry and music as a singer/songwriter (recording under the stage name Naomi Daniel) and is a registered songwriter with Broadcasting Music, Inc. (BMI).  

She serves on the Board of Directors for the Friends of the E. Azalia Hackely Collection of African Americans in the Performing Arts with the Detroit Public Library, and the Power of Girlhood non-profit organization. Since 2012, Andrea has been Volunteer Coordinator for the annual Health and Wealth Expo sponsored by Sisters Acquiring Financial Empowerment (SAFE).

Andrea lives in Detroit, Mich. with her son, and a sweet little Terrier-Poodle mix named Dot.

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