Steve Davenport (PhD, University of Illinois)
is the author of Uncontainable Noise (2006), which won Pavement Saw Press’s Transcontinental Poetry Prize.
His “Murder on Gasoline Lake,” listed as Notable in Best American Essays 2007, is available as a New American
Press chapbook. His work has been anthologized, and his poems, stories, and essays have been published in dozens of literary
magazines. Recent work appears in The Southern Review, The Literary Review, and Northwest Review. His
scholarship includes an essay about Kerouac and work in Boys Don't Cry?: Rethinking Narratives of Masculinity and Emotion
in the U.S. (Columbia Univ. Press) and one about Richard Hugo’s poetry in All Our Stories Are Here: Critical
Perspectives on Montana Literature (Univ. of Nebraska Press).