Christina Davis (poet)

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Christina Davis is an American poet.


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]



  • 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)


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


  1. ^ "Christina Davis". Retrieved 2013-08-25. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived July 2, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  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". 2011-03-08. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 
  8. ^ "Davis Outlines Plans for Poetry Room - HCL News - Harvard College Library". Retrieved 2013-08-25. 
  9. ^ [2] Archived April 2, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  10. ^ "Yaddo Poet Named Witter Bynner Fellow". 2009-02-04. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 
  11. ^ "2009 Witter Bynner Fellows - News Releases (Library of Congress)". Retrieved 2013-08-25. 

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