Kathryn Davis

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Kathryn Davis
Occupation professor
Nationality American
Genre novelist
Spouse Eric Zencey

Kathryn Davis is an 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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