Kim Davis

Kim Davis

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Kimberly Davis is a poet and prose writer whose work has appeared in The Iowa Review, Nimrod International Journal, Cairn, The Briar Cliff Review, Literal Latte and other fine literary journals. Formerly a practicing attorney, Kim has her undergraduate degree from Brown University, her JD from Boston University School of Law, and her MFA from Emerson College. She teaches creative writing at the Cambridge Center in Harvard Square. Kim's poem “Thumbprint on Estate Papers” won first prize in Poetry and the Benefactor’s Prize at the 2007 Whidbey Island Writers Conference. Her poem "King Alfreds, First Light" was nominated by Nimrod for Best New Poets 2007. Kim’s short story “Spice” was a prizewinner in Literal Latte’s annual fiction contest and was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Kim grew up with roots deep in the Adirondack foothills of Upstate New York. Her parents were both raised on dairy farms north of Utica, in the small town of Salisbury Center, New York. She relocated to the Boston area for college and graduate school, and now lives in historic Hingham, Massachusetts on Boston’s South Shore with her husband, Steve Rider, and son Daniel.

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July 1998 Issue

Spice

Hope Larkwhistle, assistant librarian, went out with twenty-eight men in fourteen years. It was true; her friend Ted made her count. And each time, her pulse did not fail to race, her thoughts speeding along with it to match the poor fellow’s last name with her first.[…]

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