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Malone University Writers Series Continues with poet Todd Davis on March 19

March 12, 2014 | Release # 6865

Todd DavisThe Malone University Writers Series continues on Wednesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. in the Everett L. Cattell Library, located on the campus at 2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W. in Canton, Ohio. The program featuring poet Todd Davis is free and open to the public.

Todd Davis is the author of four full-length collections of poetry: In the Kingdom of the Ditch (2013), The Least of These (2010), Some Heaven (2007), and Ripe (2002)—as well as of a limited edition chapbook, Household of Water, Moon, and Snow: The Thoreau Poems (2010). He edited the nonfiction collection, Fast Break to Line Break: Poets on the Art of Basketball (2012), and co-edited Making Poems: 40 Poems with Commentary by the Poets (2010).

Davis's poetry has been featured on the radio by Garrison Keillor on "The Writer's Almanac" and by Ted Kooser in his syndicated newspaper column "American Life in Poetry." His poems have won the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Prize, have been nominated several times for the Pushcart Prize, and have appeared in such journals and magazines as Poetry Daily, Iowa Review, the North American Review, Indiana Review, Gettysburg Review, Shenandoah, Image, Ecotone, Orion, West Branch, River Styx, Quarterly West, Green Mountains Review, Sou'wester, and Poetry East. He teaches creative writing, American literature, and environmental studies at Penn State University's Altoona College.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2014,has been awarded the designation Military Friendly School by Victory Media, and is named to AffordableCollegesOnline (ACO)’s Best Lifetime Return on Investment list for the State of Ohio.

Contact:

Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
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Cell: 330-324-2424


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