Dinner with Daniel: A Discussion of Vocational Shifts and Black Leadership in Publishing [RSVP]
Students are invited to dinner and conversation with Duke Divinity School alumnus Daniel José Camacho, a writer and acquisitions editor at Fortress Press. Camacho will discuss his vocational shift into writing and editing, and what it means for black and brown people to be in leadership in the world of book publishing.
To attend, please RSVP to the Chapel's minister for intercultural engagement, the Rev. Racquel Gill, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The winner of a Robert B. Silvers Foundation Grant for Work in Progress and an Award of Excellence for Feature Article from Associated Church Press, Camacho's writing has appeared in publications such as The Guardian, Sojourners, The Revealer, The Point, Religion News Service, America Magazine, ABC Religion & Ethics, TIME, and The Washington Post. As an editor, he has expanded the reach and diverse voices of multiple digital publications and recently transitioned to a new role in book publishing. The son of immigrant parents from the Caribbean coast of Colombia, Camacho has a bachelor of arts in philosophy from Calvin University and a master of divinity from Duke Divinity School. He is currently working on a book about Bartolomé de las Casas with Avid Reader Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster.