Kathryn Davis

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For the philanthropist, see Kathryn Wasserman Davis.
Kathryn Davis
Occupation professor
Nationality American
Genre novelist
Spouse Eric Zencey

Kathryn Davis is an award-winning American novelist.


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.


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]



  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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