D. L. Janney is a married writer and father of seven children. He currently lives in Connecticut. He was born November 21, 1962 in Moorestown, NJ. His family moved to Illinois when he was three years old. At 17 he left home to attend Monmouth College in Monmouth, IL. D.L. left college in the fall of his sophomore year and headed to New York City. After two years working as a professional model he returned to school at Boston University and obtained a degree in English literature with Distinction. D.L. has worked as a carpenter and contractor for the past 25 years. He spends his time with his beautiful wife watching his children grow up (much too fast!). He spends his remaining time writing, reading and sleeping. He is currently writing a sequel to Nineteen as well as a book of short stories.
Daryl was featured in GQ, British Vogue, Italian Vogue, Mademoiselle, Lei, Cosmopolitan, and Esquire. He also did campaigns for Christian Dior, Wrangler, Daniel Hechter, Perry Ellis, and Panchetti. Daryl worked with many of the top photographers in the early 80’s, including Fabrizio Gianni, Bruce Weber, Arthur Elgort, Knut Bry, Steven Meisel, Richard Avedon, Hans Fuerer, Francois De Connick, Ken Haak, Michel Momy, Alain Larue, Rico Puhlman, and Neil Kirk.