Kimberly Davis is a poet and writer based in Hingham, Massachusetts. 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/Crazyhorse First or Second Poetry Book Award, and a finalist for the 2010 Bright Hill Press Poetry Chapbook Award. Previously, Davis won First Prize in Poetry and the Benefactor’s Prize at the 2007 Whidbey Island Writers Conference, and was nominated by Nimrod Journal for Best New Poets 2007.