Arts & Culture / Mosaic / November 7, 2013

Steve Davenport to read at Knox

LiteratureFriday, Nov. 8, Caxton Club will present its second and final reader of Fall Term.

Steve Davenport is the acclaimed author of two poetry collections: “Overpass and Uncontainable Noise” which were published in 2012 and 2006, respectively. Many of his work has been published in several literary magazines, and his poems, stories and essays are highly regarded in the literary world. Published in “Black Warrior Review,” his essay “Murder on Gasoline Lake” is notable in “Best American Essays” 2007. A story he recently wrote was published in “The Southern Review” and was awarded a Pushcart Prize Special Mention in 2011.

He’s served as the Associate Director of the Creative Writing Program at University of Illinois since 2004.

He will be reading at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Room in Old Main.


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Kate Mishkin is a junior majoring in English literature and minoring in journalism. This is her first year as managing editor, after having served as co-news editor and co-mosaic editor. Kate is the recipient of two awards from the Illinois College Press Association for news and feature stories and one award from the Associated Collegiate Press. In 2014 she won the Theodore Hazen Kimble Prize and Ida M. Tarbell Prize in Investigate Journalism. During the summer of 2014, she will be interning at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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