Join Mende Smith as She Talks to Danika Dinsmore Danika Dinsmore — a screenwriter, novelist, and poet — is author of several poetry collections, including Every Day Angels & Other Near-Death Experiences (2002) and Her Red Book (2004). She also is co-creator of the on-going collaborative writing project, The 3:15 Experiment, with fellow poets Bernadette Mayer, Lee Ann Brown, and Jen Hofer. Two anthologies of the work have been publ...ished and a website is created for the yearly participants to present their work. Dinsmore graduated with a BA in English from California Lutheran University, and also obtained her teaching credential there. She has an MFA in Writing and Poetics from Naropa University’s Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics in Colorado, where she explored experimental and performance poetry, and received an Advanced Certificate in Screenwriting from the University of Washington.