Poetry at McCleod with Teri Ellen Cross Davis

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Poetry at McCleod with Teri Ellen Cross Davis

May 29, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Teri Ellen Cross Davis

Free to the first 50 who show up “for poetry,” and thereafter included with park admission.

Teri Ellen Cross Davis is the author of a more perfect Union, winner of The Journal/Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize (2021, Mad Creek Books). Her debut collection, Haint (Gival Press 2016), won the Ohioana Book Award for Poetry.  A Cave Canem fellow and a member of the Black Ladies Brunch Collective, her awards include Sewanee’s Writer Conference, the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Sustainable Arts Grant. Her work appears in Academy of American Poets, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, Delaware Poetry Review, Harvard Review, Kenyon Review, Kestrel, Little Patuxent Review, PANK, Poet Lore, Poetry Ireland Review, Tin House,  and is anthologized in Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem’s First Decade, Full Moon on K Street, The Golden Shovel Anthology, Not Without Our Laughter, Choice Words, and elsewhere. She is on the Advisory Council of Split This Rock and has been a finalist judge for Poetry Out Loud. She is the Poetry Coordinator for the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. and the 2019-2020 Howard County Poetry and Literature Society Writer-in-Residence for Howard County, Maryland. She lives in MD with her husband, poet Hayes Davis, and their two children. Her website is www.poetsandparents.com.

Poetry at McCleod with Teri Ellen Cross Davis


May 29, 2021
11:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
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Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission
(843) 762-2172


McLeod Plantation Historic Site
325 Country Club Drive
James Island, SC 29412 United States
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