Danielle Buckingham, affectionately known as Dani Bee, is a Chicago-born, Mississippi-raised writer and creative based in Oxford, Mississippi. An alum of VONA and the 2020 Hurston Wright Foundation Writer’s Week, Dani’s work has been published or is forthcoming in midnight & indigo literary magazine, Raising Mothers, New Orleans Review, and elsewhere. When Dani isn’t writing or tending to her plants, you can find her talking Black spirituality, growing up in Mississippi, and pop culture on the Hoodoo Plant Mamas podcast. More of her published (and unpublished) writing can be found on her patreon. In addition, she is currently a Southern Studies graduate student at the University of Mississippi where she focuses on the collection and archiving of Black, Queer, & Southern oral histories.