Dania Ramos is a writer, podcast creator, and teaching artist.

Dania is the creator and writer of Timestorm, an audio fiction series for children and families produced by Cocotazo Media. Her middle grade novel Who’s Ju? (Overdue Books) won the 2015 International Latino Book Award for Best YA eBook, and was a finalist for the 2015 ILBA Mariposa Award, and a 2017 Sakura Medal. Her stage plays have been produced or developed by Luna Stage, Writers Theatre of New Jersey, Speranza Theatre Company, Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Repertorio Español, and Teatro Vivo. She was a finalist in the MetLife Nuestras Voces National Playwriting Competition and the recipient of a New Jersey State Council on the Arts Playwriting Fellowship. 

Dania is a drama and creative writing teaching artist for New Jersey Performing Arts Center. She holds an MA in creative writing from Wilkes University and a BFA in theatre performance from Montclair State University. She's a proud member of the PRX/Google Podcast creator program, the Dramatists Guild of America, the Society of Children Book Writers and Illustrators, and Actors Equity Association.



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Books
School Library Journal (Review, Who’s Ju?)
Latinx in Kid Lit (Review, Who’s Ju?)
Books YA Love (Review, Who’s Ju?)
Reading Through Life (Review, Who’s Ju?)
Publishers Weekly (Review, The Night Bazaar)
Latino Rebels (Interview)
Living La Vida Latina (Interview)
PRIDA Book Club (Interview)

Stage
NJ Arts Maven (Review, Continuing the Conversation: An Evening of Short Plays Inspired by Current Events)
NJ Arts Maven (Review, Mi Casa Tu Casa)
NJ Footlights (Review, Mi Casa Tu Casa)
Q Onstage (Review, Mi Casa Tu Casa Holiday Version)  | Q Onstage (Review, Mi Casa Tu Casa Touring Version)
West Orange Patch (Mi Casa Tu Casa)

Audio
Centro Voices - Google Sponsors Cocotazo Media Podcast on Puerto Rican History and Culture (Nestor David Pastor)
Medium - Kicking off the Google Podcasts creator program (Lindsay Abrams)
Audio Drama Rama - First Listen: “Timestorm” (Alex Hensley)
The Bello Collective - Indie Fiction Podcasts You Should Be Listening to in 2019 (Elena Fernández Collins)
Medium - Meet our Six Inaugural Teams for the Google Podcasts creator program (Lauren Rothering)
Fast Company
- 6 podcasts that Google and PRX will help bring to your ears (Melissa Locker)
Discover Pods
- 12 Adventurous and Educational Podcasts for Kids (Elena Fernández Collins)
RadioPublic - 2018 in (Podcast) Retrospect (Ma’ayan Plaut)
The Bello Collective - Audio Drama Debuts: The Sun Upon the Page (Elena Fernández Collins)
Audio Dramatic - Six Podcast Episodes That Left Their Mark (Elena Fernández Collins)
Audio Dramatic - First Look: Timestorm Celebrates Puerto Rican History for Young Adults (Elena Fernández Collins)
Audio Drama Rama - Fun for the Whole Family (Alex Hensley)
Audio Drama Rama - Interview with Dania (Alex Hensley)


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