First Language(s): French
Second Language(s): English
Candice Louisa Daquin is of Sephardi French/Egyptian descent. Daquin worked in publishing in Europe before immigrating to America to become a psychotherapist. She has written for the poetry periodical Rattle and The Northern Poetry Review and is Senior Editor at Indie Blu(e) Publishing, a feminist micro-press, and Editorial Associate with Raw Earth Ink. She edits for The Pine Cone Review, Parcham Literary Magazine, BlackBird Press and recently also for Tint Journal.
Daquin is co-editor of the award winning anthologies SMITTEN This Is What Love Looks Like: Poetry by Women for Women, The Kali Project: Invoking the Goddess Within / Indian Women's Voices, The New Condemned: Contemporary Albanian Poetry in English, Love Letters to Ukraine from Uyava – Любовні листи до України від Уяви, We Will Not Be Silenced: The Lived Experience of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault Told Powerfully Through Poetry, Prose, Essay, and Art. Her latest personal collection is Tainted by the Same Counterfeit (Finishing Line Press, 2022). As a queer woman of passionate feminist beliefs concerning equality, Daquin's work and support of others is her body of evidence.
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