Candace "Daki" Simmons
Bowie State University alumnus Candace "Daki" Simmons received a Bachelor of Science in Social Work in 2004. A native of Washington, D.C., and a poet and freelance writer, Simmons' work has been featured on a host of online sites, and most recently as a literary contributor for EmPower magazine. She is the author of contra/diction, published in 2004, which is an experimental book of free-verse, untitled poems. The author is currently in the final stages of her second book, Lip Gloss & Battle Boots, a mixed-genre fiction project that is written in a unique way. It includes everything from a silent film to a monologue about a mom who's had enough, movie and music recommendations, and more. Details about her book appear at http://www.lipglossandbattleboots.com/.