Shakespeare Lightning Round: Teri Ellen Cross Davis

Wednesday, February 10, 2021, 5:00 pm
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Teri Ellen Cross Davis, poet and Folger Poetry Coordinator, joins us to talk about love poems and our OB Hardison Poetry Series on a new episode:


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Poet Teri Ellen Cross Davis is the author of Haint, winner of the 2017 Ohioana Book Award for Poetry, and a more perfect Union, coming in February 2021. She is the 2020 winner of the Poetry Society of America's Robert H. Winner Memorial Award and a finalist for the Society's George Bogin Memorial Award. Cross Davis is a Cave Canem fellow. She is the Poetry Coordinator at the Folger Shakespeare Library and manages the Folger’s OB Hardison Poetry Series.
Read some of Cross Davis’s poems at