Category Archives: Poetry

Poetry reading at Round Weather gallery with Brenda Hillman on Feb 23, 2023

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Feb 23, 2023

5:00 – 6:30 PM

Gallery doors open 5 PM, Reading starts 5:30 PM


The Round Weather Poetry Reading Series commences with a reading by Brenda Hillman and Daniela Naomi Molnar, both drawing from their new collections. They’ll read in two short sets that may respond to each other’s selections in the moment. The reading celebrates the release of Hillman’s In a Few Minutes Before Later (Wesleyan) and Molnar’s CHORUS (Omnidawn). It will take place within Molnar’s solo art show, also titled CHORUS.

Round Weather gallery is located at 951 Aileen St., Unit P, Oakland, CA 94608




Solo show at Round Weather gallery

January 21st, 2023

“Daniela Naomi Molnar: CHORUS rings out from Round Weather, and we’ve timed Molnar’s first solo exhibition of sorrow-forged cyanotypes and wonder-foraged watercolors in concert with the release of her first book of poems CHORUS, winner of the Omnidawn 1st/2nd Book Award.” See images and read more here…

OPB Art Beat profile

May 7th, 2022

This profile offers a good introduction to what I do and why I do it. I’m so grateful to all the good people who made it happen.

Omnidawn 2021 1st/2nd Book Prize

July 15th, 2021

I’m astounded and overjoyed to announce that my manuscript chorus was chosen by Kazim Ali as the winner of Omnidawn‘s 2021 1st/2nd Book Prize. The book will be published in October 2022. Details to come…

Anchorage Art Museum Podcast

May 28th, 2021

EP 015 Glacial Erratics Part 2: Understanding our relationship with mutations, kin and hybrid bodies

It was a delight and an honor to be part of this conversation about “Mutations, Kin and Hybrid Bodies.” Mixed media artist Flavia D’Urso, artist and engineer Jiabao Li and artist Tyler Rai and I spoke about the ever-changing conditions of climate change, how our interdependence across species presents hybridized forms of collaboration and how, as a result, we are challenged to expand the ways we understand change and resilience.

Participating artist in “Extraction: Art on the Edge of the Abyss”

February 16th, 2021

I am honored to have been selected to participate in “Extraction: Art on the Edge of the Abyss”, a multimedia, multi-venue, cross-border art intervention which seeks to provoke societal change by exposing and interrogating the negative social and environmental consequences of industrialized natural resource extraction.

Output: Art after Fire

December 10th, 2020

I’m delighted to have been selected to participate in a mentored fellowship with Output: Art After Fire. Read more about the project here:

Updates on my work for this project will appear on the Words in Place site.


Interview with Variable West

December 10th, 2020

Such a wonderful publication! This interview allowed me to expand upon and update many of the ideas I talked about in my interview with the LA Times.

Climate Grief and Embracing Beautiful Confusion: Daniela Molnar Interviewed

Interview with Literary Arts

September 20th, 2020

I talk about place, poetry, hybrid writing, my teaching style, and list some writers who are inspiring me lately in this interview. Thanks to Literary Arts for the opportunity!

Teacher Spotlight: Daniela Molnar

Residency with Mission Street Arts

September 4th, 2020

I’m excited and honored to have been awarded a residency at Mission Street Arts in Jemez Springs, New Mexico. I will be re-engaging the Words in Place project while I’m there, as well as continuing my ongoing painting projects.