Dan Herd

Director of Operations
Writers & Books

Daniel Herd has taught outdoor skills and ecology in the Catskills and has worked as a grant writer and podcaster for the Center for Sustainability at Penn State. He holds a degree in English from Penn State. Since 2009, he has been working at Writer & Books in a number of capacities, including front desk and bookkeeper. As Program Associate, he works with the Fringe Festival and creates audio programming.

Favorite Book: Wind, Sand, and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Recommended Reading List: If On A Winter’s Night A Traveler by Italo Calvino, The Moviegoer by Walker Percy, Far Tortuga by Peter Matthiessen
Favorite Part Of Working At WAB: Getting to know a colorful community of writers, readers, and eccentrics