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Word Thursdays – Melody Davis
September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Melody Davis (Albany, NY) a writer and art historian, is the author of four poetry collections. Ghost Writer is her latest volume, published by Broadstone Books in 2019. The collection has been nominated for a Pulitzer prize, and a selection of its poems has been nominated for a Pushcart prize. Here is an interview of Davis speaking about the book: New Poetry Book by Professor Melody Davis Now Available. Davis’ work in art history has been published in several studies. “Sentiment and Irony, the Stereoscopic Treasures of F. G. Weller” is an electronic book published on the Scalar platform: http://scalar.usc.edu/works/fg-weller-/index . Women’s Views: The Narrative Stereograph in Nineteenth-Century America (New Hampshire University Press, 2015) was the first critical study of the stereoscopic genre scene and its popular success among women. Davis has held writing fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Pennsylvania Council of the Arts, and the Henry Luce Foundation. She was awarded the Susan Warren Beatty Faculty Research Award in 2019 at the Sage Colleges, where she is an Associate Professor. Davis is a frequent feature in upstate New York poetry events.
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