Daniel received a BA in Creative Writing at Columbia University with a concentration in poetry. His work has been published in Rattle (2018), Chaleur (2018), and Twyckenham Notes (2018), and has been featured in The Visible Poetry Project (2017 & 2018).

For the VPP, Daniel's poems were selected out of hundreds of submissions to be transformed into short films. They can be viewed here:

"In the Kingdom of Language" (2017)
Visualized by Adriana Elliot
Poem by Daniel Tompkins

"It Seems the Men" (2018)
Visualized by Michael Rodriguez
Poem by Daniel Tompkins