Christina Davis (poet)

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Christina Davis is an American poet.

Life[edit]

She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Oxford. She lived in New York City, where she worked for the Poetry Society of America,[1] Teachers & Writers Collaborative, New York University, and Poets House.

Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Jubilat, New Republic, Pleiades, Paris Review.[2] She was on a " Louder Than Words" panel at the 2009 Association of Writers & Writing Programs.[3] Her first collection, Forth A Raven, was published in 2006 by Alice James Books,[4][5] and her second collection, An Ethic, in 2013 by Nightboat.[6]

She currently lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.[7] She is curator of poetry at the Woodberry Poetry Room at Harvard University.[8][9]

Awards[edit]

Works[edit]

  • Forth A Raven. Alice James Books. 2006. ISBN 978-1-882295-57-9. 
  • An Ethic, selected and with an introduction by Forrest Gander (Nightboat, 2013)

Editor[edit]

  • Christina Davis, Christopher Edgar, ed. (2004). Illuminations: Great Writers on Writing. Carcanet Press Ltd. ISBN 978-1-85754-780-1. 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Christina Davis". Poems.com. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ Huerta, Javier. "AWP: My Would-be Itinerary : Javier Huerta : Harriet the Blog". The Poetry Foundation. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 
  4. ^ Jill Neziri (2007). "A Debut Poet Steps into the Postmodern". Jacket 33. 
  5. ^ "‘I Will Die Of Christina’: A Review Of Christina Davis’s Forth A Raven", Erin Bertram, The Burning Chair
  6. ^ Noah Eli Gordon (2013). "The Volta Picks: Christina Davis's An Ethic". The Volta. 
  7. ^ "Christina Davis | Directory of Writers | Poets & Writers". Pw.org. 2011-03-08. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 
  8. ^ "Davis Outlines Plans for Poetry Room - HCL News - Harvard College Library". Hcl.harvard.edu. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 
  9. ^ [2][dead link]
  10. ^ "Yaddo Poet Named Witter Bynner Fellow". Yaddo.org. 2009-02-04. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 
  11. ^ "2009 Witter Bynner Fellows - News Releases (Library of Congress)". Loc.gov. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 

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