Teri Ellen Cross Davis holds a BS in Journalism from Ohio University and a MFA in Poetry from American University. She was a Ford Foundation fellow in 1997, a Cave Canem fellow, and attended the Soul Mountain Writer’s Retreat, Virginia Center for Creative Arts, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Province town. Her poems have been published in many anthologies including Bum Rush The Page: A Def Poetry Jam, Poetic Voices Without Borders 2, and Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem’s First Decade, "Growing Up Girl", "Full Moon on K Street: Poems About Washington, D.C, and "Check the Rhyme: An Anthology of Female Poets & Emcees". Her work can also be read in the following publications: "Beltway Poetry Quarterly", "Gargoyle", "Natural Bridge", "Sligo Journal", "ArLiJo", "Torch", "Poet Lore" and is forthcoming in the "North American Review" as well as the "Puerto Del Sol" blog. She can be heard online in the 2008 Library of Congress series “The Poet and the Poem,” hosted by Grace Cavalieri. She is the Poetry and Lectures Coordinator at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC and resides in Silver Spring, MD with her husband, poet Hayes Davis and their two children.
Beltway Poetry Quarterly: http://www.beltwaypoetry.com/poetry/poets/names/cross-teri-ellen/
Submitted by Kim Roberts, December 2013