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VCU Visiting Writers Series: MFA Alumni Spotlight

Kathy Davis (Passiflora)
Sheri Reynolds (The Tender Grave)

Kathy Davis is a poet and nonfiction writer whose work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, Blackbird, Diode, Guernica Magazine, The Hudson Review, The Massachusetts Review, Nashville Review, Oxford American, The Southern Review, storySouth and other journals. She is the author of Passiflora, which won the 2019 Cider Press Review Book Award and was released in February 2021, and of the chapbook Holding for the Farrier (Finishing Line Press). Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and been a finalist for Best of the Net and the Conger Beasley Jr. Award. Kathy has a BA and MBA from Vanderbilt University and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. She lives in Rockville, Va.

Sheri Reynolds’ newest novel, The Tender Grave, was released in March of 2021. She’s also the author of the novels Bitterroot Landing, The Rapture of Canaan (an Oprah book club selection and New York Times bestseller), A Gracious Plenty, Firefly Cloak, The Sweet In-Between, The Homespun Wisdom of Myrtle T. Cribb, and the play, Orabelle's Wheelbarrow. Sheri teaches creative writing and literature at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, where she currently serves as department chair of English. She lives in the town of Cape Charles on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

Oct 21, 2021 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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