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Jewel Beth Davis

Author's Bio

Jewel Beth Davis is a writer and theater artist who lives in Rollinsford, NH. She is an Artist In Education for the NH State Council on the Arts. She has performed, directed and choreographed professionally throughout the U.S. and British Isles. Jewel earned an MFA in Writing at Vermont College of Fine Arts and an MA in Theater Movement from Wesleyan University. She also teaches writing and theater fulltime at NHTI-Concord. Since 2006, her creative nonfiction and fiction have been published in many literary magazines like Compass Rose, SN Review, Moondance Literary Magazine, Cezanne’s Carrot, Bent Pin Literary Journal, RE: Ports Magazine, READ THIS: MSU’s Literary and Art Publication, Midway, The Sylvan Echo, Poetica Magazine, Lilith, Scribblers on the Roof, Spirits Literary Magazine of IU, American Diversity Report, Damselfly Press, The Smoking Poet, Fiction Fix 2, Lime Hawk, and Diverse Voices Quarterly, which just nominated her for Dzanc’s Best of the Web Anthology. She has completed a novel about two ghosts and their existential dilemma entitled Sadie and Irving Fix the World.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Bullfrog's Vision (Bewildering Stories, 2013)
Journals:
Bent Pin Quartely, Bewildering Stories, Cezanne's Carrot, Compass Rose, Damselfly Press, Diverse Voices Quarterly, The Smoking Poet
Prizes:
Best Play, Shadow Dancing,Connecticut Playwrights Collective, Best Actress in Three Tall Women, Spotlight Award, nominated for Dzanc's Best of Web Anthology 2011.

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith, Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen by Lois McMaster Bujold
Favorite Books:
Pride and Prejudice, The Handmaid's Tale, A Wrinkle in Time, The Woman in White, The Hunger Games, Room With A View, The Chosen, Little Bee, To Kill A Mockingbird, Franny and Zooey.
Favorite Authors:
Jane Austen, David Sedaris, Wilkie Collins, Suzanne Collins, Shakespeare, Rita Mae Brown, Ann Bronte, Chaim Potok, Alexander McCall Smith, Chris Cleave, J.D. Salinger.

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Listing last updated: June 16, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian, Jewish
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Boston, MA
Raised in:
Quincy, MA

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