Daniel Hornsby was born in Muncie, Indiana. He is the author of the novel Via Negativa (Penguin Random House 2020). He holds an MFA in fiction from the University of Michigan, where he received Hopwood Awards for both short fiction and the novel, and an M.T.S. from Harvard Divinity School. His stories and essays have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Electric Literature, The Missouri Review, and Joyland. He lives in Minneapolis.