Dny is a two time National Poetry Slam champion in the group competition as a team member and a coach. He was coach of the 2015 National Group Slam Champion & Southern Fried Champion Teams, 2012 NPS Group Slam Champions, 2010 Austin Slam Champion, 2007 Southwest Shootout Individual Champion, and he served as Slammaster of the Austin Poetry Slam from 2011 – 2016.
Outside of the slam world, Dny is a tech writer, graphic designer, online marketer, maze creator, juggler, circus performer, and aspiring science fiction author. He has released 11 books of original poetry and artwork. He is also playwright of 2 fully produced and well-received works by Sky Candy Aerial Arts – The Time Machine (2012) & The Circus (2013).
Dny teaches performance poetry workshops in primary schools and colleges. His work is frequently used by students in poetry interpretation competitions. Dny is happy to be alive