doris davenport is a performance poet, writer, and Associate Professor of English at Albany State University. Her work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia; Out of the Rough: Women's Poems of Survival and Celebration; Bloodroot: Reflections on Place by Appalachian Women Writers; and This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. She has done more than 100 poetry performances and workshops and has taught at several colleges and universities, including Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Davenport received her B.A. in English from Paine College, her M.A. in English from SUNY-Buffalo, and her Ph.D. in African American literature from the University of Southern California. Born and raised in Gainesville and Cornelia, Georgia, in the foothills of Appalachia, she currently lives in Albany, Georgia.
Madness like Morning Glories