Jim Daniels’ new book, Birth Marks, was published by BOA Editions in 2013. Other recent books include Trigger Man: More Tales of the Motor City, fiction, Having a Little Talk with Capital P Poetry, and All of the Above, all published in 2011. In 2010, he wrote and produced the independent film “Mr. Pleasant,” his third produced screenplay, which appeared in over a dozen film festivals across the country, and From Milltown to Malltown (a collaborative book with photographs by Charlee Brodsky), was published.. His poem “Factory Love” is displayed on the roof of a race car. A native of Detroit, Daniels teaches at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh.