Artful dispatches from the places where we find ourselves
John Davis Jr.
John Davis Jr. is the author of Middle Class American Proverb (Negative Capability Press, 2014). His work has been published internationally in literary journals and other venues, with recent appearances in Kentucky Review, The Lost Country, and Bridge Eight magazine. He holds an MFA from University of Tampa. Raised in the citrus-growing small Florida town of Wauchula, John Davis Jr. now serves as poet laureate for Winter Haven, Florida, home of Legoland and the famous Chain of Lakes. He teaches creative writing at the Harrison School for the Arts in nearby Lakeland.