Kathryn Davis

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Kathryn Davis
Occupationprofessor
NationalityAmerican
Genrenovelist
SpouseEric Zencey

Kathryn Davis is an American novelist.

Life[edit]

Davis has taught at Skidmore College, and is now senior fiction writer in the Writing Program in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis.[1]

Davis lives in Montpelier, Vermont, with her husband, the novelist and essayist Eric Zencey. The couple has one daughter, Daphne, who is a graduate student at Syracuse University.

Awards[edit]

She is a recipient of the Janet Heidiger Kafka Prize, the Morton Dauwen Zabel Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1999, a 2000 Guggenheim Fellowship,[2] and a Lannan Literary Award for Fiction in 2006.[3][4]

Novels[edit]

  • Labrador. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 1988. ISBN 0-618-07542-9.[5]
  • The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf, Knopf, 1993; Little, Brown, 2003, ISBN 9780316735032
  • Hell, Ecco Press, 1998; Little, Brown, 2003, ISBN 9780316735056[6]
  • The Walking Tour. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2000. ISBN 0-618-08238-7.
  • Versailles: A Novel. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. 2002. ISBN 0618221360.[7]
  • The Thin Place, Little, Brown and Company, 2006, ISBN 9780316735049; Little, Brown, 2007, ISBN 9780316014243[8][9][10][11][12][13]
  • Duplex: A Novel. Graywolf Press. September 3, 2013. ISBN 978-1-55597-081-9.[14]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Kathryn Davis | Department of English". Washington University in St. Louis. Retrieved 2016-02-03.
  2. ^ Kathryn Davis, Houghton Mifflin, accessed December 16, 2006
  3. ^ "Kathryn Davis | Graywolf Press". Gray Wolf Press. Retrieved 2016-02-03.
  4. ^ Diaz, Alex. "Kathryn Davis". Lannan Foundation. Retrieved 2016-02-03.
  5. ^ Kakutani, Michiko (1988-07-09). "Books of The Times; Darkness Under 2 Sisters' Innocence". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-02-03.
  6. ^ Willard, Nancy (1998-02-08). "The Way of All Flesh". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-02-03.
  7. ^ D'erasmo, Stacey (2002-08-04). "The Cake Eater". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-02-03.
  8. ^ "A Tiny World That Teems with Life", Yvonne Zipp, The Christian Science Monitor, January 24, 2006
  9. ^ Lucy Ellmann (February 5, 2006). "All Creatures Here Belowau". The New York Times Book Review.
  10. ^ "Resurrection in a town long on violence", Irena Reyn, San Francisco Chronicle, January 29, 2006
  11. ^ "The Thin Place" Laura Miller, Salon, January 26, 2006. (subscription required)
  12. ^ "Milk and Terror: Kathryn Davis Crosses the Border", Joy Press, The Village Voice, January 20, 2006
  13. ^ "Close Encounters of an Everyday Kind" Julia Lifshin, The Washington Post Book World, March 5, 2006
  14. ^ Barry, Lynda (2013-09-20). "'Duplex,' by Kathryn Davis". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-02-03.

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