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William Virgil Davis

William Virgil Davis is an American poet.

He has published poems in Poetry, The Nation, The Hudson Review, The Georgia Review, The Hopkins Review, The Gettysburg Review, The New Criterion, The Sewanee Review, The Atlantic Monthly, Denver Quarterly, and Shenandoah, among others. He has also published several books of literary criticism, as well as critical essays in numerous periodicals. He is Professor of English and Writer-in-Residence at Baylor University.[1][2]

Biography

William Virgil Davis was born in the United States of America in 1940, in Ohio. He studied at Ohio University. For a period he lived in Britain, at Pennard near Swansea.

Awards

  • 1979 Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize
  • 1984 Calliope Press Chapbook Prize
  • 2009 New Criterion Poetry Prize [3]

Works

  • BITTERROOT: INTERNATIONAL POETRY QUARTERLY TENTH ANNIVERSARY, Menke Katz (editor-in-chief), VOLUME X NUMBER 4 ISSUE 40, SUMMER 1972
  • The Ohio Poem, Hudson Review, Spring1982, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p69-70, 2p[4]
  • Artful Dodge, Issue 26/27 (1994)[5]
  • THE BRIDGE: A JOURNAL OF FICTION & POETRY VOLUME, Jack Zucker (editor), 6 NUMBER 2 FALL / WINTER 1997
  • FOUR QUARTERS, John J. Keenan(editor), VOLUME 8, NUMBER 2, SECOND SERIES FALL, 1994
  • , The New Criterion, April 1997
  • , The Courtland Review, Issue Four, August 1998
  • , The New Criterion, December 2001
  • SPECIAL ISSUE: POETRY TOUR GUIDE U.S. 62, Pudding 44, Summer 2002, 54 pages[6]
  • The Staying, Leaves, and The Singing, , The Gettsburg Review, Autumn Spring 2002[7]
  • The Other, AGNI 59, 2004 [8]
  • A Vision in Late Afternoon, The Gettsburg Review, Autumn 2005[9]
  • , Webber The Contemporary West, Spring/Summer 2006, Volume 22.3
  • , Webber The Contemporary West, Fall 2008, Volume 25.1

Books

  • The Dark Hours, which won the Calliope Press Chapbook Prize
  • Winter Light
  • Landscape and Journey

Criticism

Anthologies

References

External references


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