Visiting Writer: Jon Davis

Jon Davis is the author of six chapbooks and three full-length collections of poetry: Preliminary Report (Copper Canyon Press, 2010), Scrimmage of Appetite, for which he was honored with a Lannan Literary Award in Poetry, and Dangerous Amusements, for which he received the Peter I.B. Lavan Prize from the Academy of American Poets. He is also the author of a limited edition art book in collaboration with the artist Jamison Chas Banks, Heteronymy: An Anthology (La Nana Creek Press, 2015). A new manuscript, Only When They Are Broken, is nearly complete. Davis has received two National Endowment for the Arts’ fellowships. He is founder and director of the low residency MFA program at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico.