Todd Davis Poetry Reading in Altoona, PA

February 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts, Titelman Study
3000 Ivyside Park
Altoona, PA 16601

todd-davisTodd Davis, professor of English and environmental studies, will read from his new book of poetry, Native Species, on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. in the Titelman Study of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts, 3000 Ivyside Park; Altoona, Pennsylvania.
In Native Species, Davis urges readers to consider the natural world and our place in it. Poet Aimee Nezhukumatathil says that the poems in the collection “serve as a much-needed guidepost and catalyst for wanting to create even more songs of this complicated earth.”

Davis’s reading will kick off the fall Hard Freight Café, an open mic event presented by Penn State Altoona’s student literary magazine. Davis is the author of six full-length collections of poetry, most recently Native Species (2019) and Winterkill (2016). Davis is also the winner of the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Prize, the Chautauqua Editors Prize, and the ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Silver and Bronze Awards.

Location: 3000 Ivyside Park; Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601. (814) 949-5451