Wednesday, 07 November 2007 18:46
Performance poet doris davenport, who prefers the lowercase
spelling of her name, will read from her work a week from today
Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series at Appalachian State University.
The performance is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Table Rock Room of the
Plemmons Student Union. A craft talk will be presented at 11 a.m.
davenport draws her inspiration from the Appalachian region.
Her published works include “Madness Like Morning Glories” and “A Hunger for
Moonlight.” An associate professor of English at Albany State University in
Albany, Ga, she has a Ph.D. in African American literature from the University
of Southern California.