Daniela Petrova is a New York-based, freelance writer and journalist. She grew up in Communist Bulgaria and credits her insatiable curiosity about the world to her childhood behind the Iron Curtain. Her studies in architecture, philosophy, and psychology inform and shape her stories.
Her non-fiction has been published in The Washington Post, Women in the World, The Huffington Post, Salon, Marie Claire, and Guernica among others. Her short stories and poems have been published in the anthologies Best New Writing 2008 and Twenty Years After the Fall, as well as literary journals and online publications. She is a recipient of an Artist Fellowship in Writing from the Massachusetts Cultural Council.