Daniel Klawitter

Poet, Songwriter/Lyricist/ and Ordained Deacon in Denver, Colorado

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Daniel is a member of the Colorado Poets Center, a respected ordained minister with over 12 years experience as a community organizer and labor rights activist, and the lead singer/lyricist for the alternative/indie rock band, Mining for Rain (https://miningforrain.bandcamp.com/). His full length poetry collection, "A Poet Playing Doctor", was published by White Violet Press in the fall of 2015. A second book, "Put On Your Silly Pants: Poems For Children & Very Immature Adults" was released by Daffydowndilly Press in 2016 and won a Purple Dragonfly Award for children's literature. A third book of poems, Plato Poetica, was published in 2017.

  • Education
    • Mdiv (justice & peace studies concentration), Iliff School of Theology
    • B.A. Religion Studies, minor in Theater Arts, College of Santa Fe