Danny Gardner has enjoyed careers as a comedian, actor, director, and screenwriter. He is a recent Pushcart Prize nominee for his creative non-fiction piece Forever. In an Instant., published by Literary Orphans Journal. His short fiction piece, Labor Day, appeared in Beat to a Pulp and his flash fiction piece You’re That Guy was featured in Out of the Gutter. He is a frequent reader at Noir at the Bar events nationwide.

His first novel, “A Negro and an Ofay,” will be released May 2017 by Down And Out Books. His short fiction will be featured in “Just To Watch Him Die,” a Johnny Cash inspired anthology, published by Gutter Books in Winter 2016.