Author Bio


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Kimberly Davis is a poet and writer based in New York City and on Boston’s South Shore. She is the author of the poetry chapbook Alchemies of Loss, and of the memoir Teaching the Dog to Think about her crash introduction to the sport of dog agility. Her work has appeared in The Mid-American Review, Nimrod Journal, The Iowa Review, Cairn, The Briar Cliff Review, The Connecticut Review, and other fine literary journals. Davis has her undergraduate degree from Brown University and her MFA in creative writing from Emerson College. She writes Kim’s Craft Blog, a blog about creative writing craft and the writing life.

Davis was the winner of the 2009-2010 James Wright Poetry Award. Her winning poem, “Alchemy,” appears in her poetry chapbook, Alchemies of Loss. She was also a finalist for the 2010 Tupelo Press First or Second Poetry Book Award, and a finalist for the 2010 Bright Hill Press Poetry Chapbook Award.

Davis has two new forthcoming books of poetry, Adirondack Elegy and Dystopian Roots Music (working title). For a list of selected publications and awards, see Davis’ poetry website.