Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Yoga Dude, A Writer @ WestConn

Jeffrey Davis
will read from his work at 3:00
Thursday, March 5
Haas Library, Room 508

Author of The Journey from the Center to the Page: Yoga Philosophies and Practices as Muse for Authentic Writing (hardcover, 2004; paperback, 2005, Penguin; revised Monkfish edition, 2008) and City Reservoir (Barnburner Press 1998).

His essays, articles, short stories, and poems have appeared in journals and magazines around the country and in London including The Comstock Review, Conscious Choice, Sentence: A Journal of Prose Poetics, and Wisdom Publication's You Are Not Here and Other Works of Buddhist Fiction.

Jeff is faculty mentor for students at Western Connecticut State University's MFA Program in Professional Writing, and teaches or has taught creative writing workshops at The University of New Mexico's Taos Writer's Conference, The Cape Cod Writer's Conference, The Writers Lab in Skyros, Greece, Nova Scotia's Tatamagouche Centre, and the Block Island Poetry Project among other places.

Former senior yoga teacher at Bliss Yoga Center in Woodstock, NY, Jeff is also co-founder of WEN Barn &Gardens in Accord, NY and serves on the Green Yoga Council.

Currently, Jeff is completing his next poetry collection Woman Burning Another Woman and a non-fiction book, Tracking Wonder.

Prof. Brian Clements
Coordinator, MFA in Professional Writing
Western Connecticut State University

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