Author Bio

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Kimberly Davis is a poet and writer based in the Boston area and in New York City. She is the author of the poetry chapbook Alchemies of Loss, and of the memoirs Teaching the Dog to Think about her crash introduction to the sport of dog agility, and The Call of the Small, about her relationship with a tiny Maltese dog.

Davis’ poetry and prose have appeared in The Mid-American Review, Nimrod Journal, The Iowa Review, Cairn, The Briar Cliff Review, The Connecticut Review, and other fine literary journals. She has her MFA in creative writing (fiction) from Emerson College. She is the author of Kim’s Craft Blog, a blog about creative writing craft and the writing life, which is in archives and available as a useful reference tool for writers of all ages.

Kimberly 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.