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Author: Jon Davis

Jon Davis is the author of six chapbooks and four books of poetry, including IMPROBABLE CREATURES (Grid Books, 2017), PRELIMINARY REPORT (Copper Canyon, 2010), and Scrimmage of Appetite (University of Akron, 1995). He also co- translated Dayplaces (Tebot Bach, 2015) from the Arabic with author Naseer Hassan. He has received numerous awards for his poetry, including a Lannan Literary Award, two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships, and the Lavan Younger Poets Award from the Academy of American Poets. He is Director of the Low Residency MFA at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe.

Improbable Creatures
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Improbable Creatures

Grid Books

Poetry. Jon Davis's latest book of poems is bursting with signature inventiveness and the nimble lyricism that David Foster Wallace once praised as "off-the-charts terrific." Like the characters of a new alphabet, Davis's creatures form the language...

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Preliminary Report
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Preliminary Report

Copper Canyon Press

Poetry. Punctuated by subversive humor, verbal theatrics, and moments of strange, luminous beauty, Davis's clear, unsentimental poems are meditations and mediations on contemporary existence and the unreliability of language, emotions, and the memor...

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