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Poet Davidson to read at Coastal Carolina University

September 10, 2009

Award-winning poet Chad Davidson will read from his work at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23 in Wall Auditorium at Coastal Carolina University. The event is free and open to the public.

The reading is part of the Words to Say It Visiting Writers Series which is supported by the University's Department of English.

Davidson is the author of "The Last Predicta" and "Consolation Miracle," published in 2008 and 2003, respectively, by Southern Illinois University Press. Davidson received the Crab Orchard Prize in Poetry in 2002 for "Consolation Miracle." His poems have appeared in the Notre Dame Review, The Paris Review, Seneca Review, Colorado Review and other journals. Davidson also co-authored, with Gregory Fraser, "Writing Poetry: Creative and Critical Approaches."

Davidson currently teaches at the University of West Georgia where he is the coordinator of creative writing and was nominated for the CASE/Carnegie Professor of the Year in 2009.

For more information, call Dan Albergotti, the coordinator of the series, at 843-349-2420.