Dani Gill is a writer, and an independent curator, project manager and creative writing tutor, based in the west of Ireland. From 2010-2016 she was the Director of Cúirt International Festival of Literature, Galway. During her time with Cúirt she has successfully won three major European Project Awards: Read Me Live (2011), The Crossroads of European Literature (2013), and Sharing the World (2015-2016).
Dani was a member of the Advisory Panel for Galway European Capital of Culture 2020. She has also worked for the Volvo Ocean Race (2009), Decadent Theatre Company, and Galway events company: Fold/Unfold.
Dani is a creative writing tutor and hosts a Writing Club for students aged between 12 and 18 years. She is interested in youth arts and education, and has collaborated with several community organisations on youth projects.
Dani is also a published poet. She published her first collection of poems, After Love, with Salmon Poetry in April 2017: Buy the book with free worldwide postage. She also writes fiction and is currently working on a novel.