Davi Walders

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Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: 
3016573282

Author's Bio

Davi Walders's poetry and prose have appeared in more than 200 publications, including JAMA, Crab Orchard Review, Ms, Lilith, and many anthologies. Her book, WOMEN AGAINST TYRANNY: Poems of Resistance During the Holocaust, was published by Clemson University Press. Other collections include Afternoon in the Garden (poems on Biblical women) and Gifts (commissioned by the Milton Murray Foundatdion for Philanthropy). She developed and directed the Vital Signs Poetry Project at NIH and The Children's Inn at NIH which was funded by The Witter Bynner Foundation for Poetry. Her work has received many prizes, been read by Garrison Keillor on Writer's Almanac, and been performed in New York City, Cleveland, and elsewhere.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Gifts
(Orit Editions, 2001)
Anthologies: 
Beyond Lament: Poets of the World Bearing Witness to the Holocaust
(Northwestern University Press, 1998)
Journals: 
American Scholar, Journal of the American Medical Association
Prizes Won: 
Maryland State Artist Grant in Poetry, Alden B. Dow Creativity Fellowship, Puffin Foundation Fellowship, and fellowships to VCCA, Ragdale Foundation, and Blue Mountain Center.

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Hospital patients, Mentally Ill
Fluent in: 
French
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Last updated: May 15, 2017