Daniel Fitzpatrick is the author of the novel Only the Lover Sings. Born in New Orleans, he studied philosophy at the University of Dallas, and he holds an MA in philosophy from Holy Apostles College and an MPhil in creative writing from Trinity College Dublin. His translation of the Divine Comedy was published in 2021 for the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death. His poetry and essays have appeared in places like Dappled Things, New Oxford Review, and Ocean State Review. He is the editor of Joie de Vivre, a journal of art, culture, and letters for South Louisiana, and he teaches English at Jesuit High School in New Orleans.