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Oct  23

Allison Davis & Brendan Jones

A Reading by Stegner Fellows, Allison Davis & Brendan Jones

Event Details:

Date: Wednesday,10/23/2013
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Terrace Room (4th floor, Margaret Jacks Hall)

Allison Davis is the author of Poppy Seeds, the winner of the Wick Poetry Chapbook Competition. She holds an MFA from Ohio State University and degrees from The University of Cincinnati and The Vilnius Yiddish Institute Summer Program. Her current manuscript intersects lines of work, ancestry, and poetry. She was born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio where her family has owned and operated a laundromat and a motel for over fifty years.

Brendan Jones lives in Sitka, Alaska, where he is restoring his home – a World War II tugboat – and commercial fishing. He founded Greensaw Design & Build, a Philadelphia-based company specializing in building with reclaimed material. He graduated from Oxford University, and has published articles in Fine Woodworking, Narrative, Trachodon, and has upcoming work in Ploughshares. As a Stegner fellow, he plans to finish revisions on his novel THE ALASKAN LAUNDRY.