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Kellogg Writers Series opens with noted poet

Todd Davis

Poet Todd Davis will appear at UIndy on Tuesday in the first event of the 2014-2015 Kellogg Writers Series.

Davis will read and discuss his work at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Schwitzer Student Center Room 010.

He is the author of four full-length collections of poetry and a limited-edition chapbook, Household of Water, Moon, and Snow: The Thoreau Poems. He edited the nonfiction collection Fast Break to Line Break: Poets on the Art of Basketball and co-edited Making Poems: 40 Poems with Commentary by the Poets. His poems have been featured on public radio’s The Writer’s Almanac and 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 The American Poetry Review and The North American Review.

Presented by UIndy’s Department of English, the Allen & Helen Kellogg Writers Series brings writers of distinction to campus for public readings and discussions. All events are free of charge. For more information, contact series director Dr. Elizabeth Weber at (317) 788-3373 or

Up next in the series is Indiana-born fiction writer and essayist Michael Martone on Oct. 7.