Dan Shewan is a nonfiction writer, essayist, and journalist.
Dan’s work has appeared in a wide range of publications in print and online, from national newspapers to small literary journals. His journalism has been featured in publications including The Guardian, Pacific Standard, and The Independent, and his personal essays have appeared in The Rumpus, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Full Stop, and The Billfold, among many other outlets.
During the course of his career, Dan has written about many of the most urgent political and social issues facing modern society, such as workforce automation, environmental conservation, racism, immigration, and the influence of religion on American politics. Dan has also written extensively about addiction, mental health, and the pervasive social stigma surrounding these issues.
Dan was featured in 0s&1s Reads’ Writers on Mental Health series in 2015, and was The Rumpus’ Writer In The Mail in December 2015. Dan’s work was also featured in Frequency Writers’ inaugural anthology, Missing Providence.
Originally from the U.K., Dan now lives and writes in New England. He is currently working on a memoir and a longer work of nonfiction.