Dan is a poet, playwright, author, columnist, and teacher.  He has lived in the United States and Denmark, and currently resides in Central Ontario with his family.  A former forest firefighter, broadcaster, and journalist, Dan loves to write about magical possibilities, human nature, and philosophy. 

Dan attended Tønder Kommuneskolen in Denmark, Chippewa High School in North Bay, Carleton University in Ottawa, Fanshawe College in London, Canadore College in North Bay, and Nipissing University, also in North Bay.
He has degrees in broadcasting, history, English, and Education.

Dan's motto:  "Those who can, teach; those who can't, criticize." 
Favourite author:  Mark Helprin
Favourite novel:  Winter's Tale
Favourite song:  "Det bedste til mig og mine venner," by Gasolin'
Favourite quotation:  "The power of accurate observation is often called cynicism by those who have not got it."
  - George Bernard Shaw