Teri Cross Davis

Teri Cross Davis

Teri Ellen Cross Davis is the author of Haint (Gival Press), which won the 2017 Ohioana Book Award for Poetry. She is a Cave Canem fellow and has previously held fellowships at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. She is on the Advisory Council of Split This Rock (a biennial poetry festival in Washington DC), a semi-finalist judge for the NEA's Poetry Out Loud, and a member of the Black Ladies Brunch Collective. Her work has been anthologized in Bum Rush The Page: A Def Poetry Jam, Check the Rhyme: An Anthology of Female Poets & Emcees, The Golden Shovel Anthology: New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks, Not Without Our Laughter: poems of joy, humor, and sexuality, and elsewhere. Her work can be in many journals, including Poet Lore, North American Review, MiPOesias, Torch, Beltway Poetry Quarterly, and Delaware Poetry Review. She is the Poetry Coordinator for the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. and lives in Maryland with her husband, poet Hayes Davis, and their two children.

Thank you Jesus

Poetry
August 23, 2017