5/14/08 Cortney Davis

14 May

Cortney Davis‘ second poetry collection, Leopold’s Maneuvers (University of Nebraska Press, 2004), won the Prairie Schooner 2003 Book Prize. Her first collection, Details of Flesh, was published by CALYX Books in 1997, and a memoir about her work as a nurse practitioner, I Knew a Woman: the Experience of the Female Body, was published by Random House in 2001 and won the Connecticut Center for the Book Non-Fiction Award in 2002. She is co-editor of two award-winning anthologies from University of Iowa Press, “Between the Heartbeats: Poetry and Prose by Nurses” (1995) and “Intensive Care: More Poetry and Prose by Nurses” (2004). She has received an NEA Poetry Fellowship, three CT. Commission on the Arts Poetry Grants, and has been three times nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She is the poetry editor of “Alimentum,” a journal of literature about food. (Mar Walker Photo)

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