photo credit Roberto Carlos Garcia

Ann Davenport, word maven, after giving a poetry reading in January 2016. Photo credit Roberto Carlos Garcia.

Ann Davenport is a poet, essayist, critic, translator, editor, and writing mentor. Her poetry and criticism have appeared or are forthcoming in the journals Bird’s Thumb, The Stillwater Review, and Pleiades: Literature in Context. Ann has also hand-published several chapbooks, including ends & beginnings (2000), riparian (2003), and love (2005). In June 2016, Ann will be awarded a combined Masters of Fine Arts in Poetry and Poetry in Translation from Drew University.

Ann also provides non-profit consultations with a focus on strategic planning, Board training, marketing, development, and community engagement. With nearly 20 years of non-profit experience, Ann’s worn every single hat the industry offers, and served in leadership roles at multiple stages of the non-profit life cycle. Ann has the great joy to serve as the Executive Editor of the non-profit QuillsEdge Press, and provides guidance as a member of the advisory board of Poetry Heals, a therapeutic writing program.

Need help with your writing? Seeking to make a difference in your community? Have a random question about tomato sandwiches? Email Ann for expert help today, or browse her mentoring and consulting services to learn more.


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