Jim Daniels won the Blue Lynx Poetry Prize for his book Revolt of the Crash-Test Dummies. Two other books were published in 2007, his third collection of short fiction, Mr. Pleasant, and his eleventh book of poems, In Line for the Exterminator. In 2005, Daniels wrote and produced the independent film Dumpster, and Street, a book of poems accompanying the photographs of Charlee Brodsky.