Arts & Culture / Mosaic / November 7, 2013

Steve Davenport to read at Knox

LiteratureFriday, Nov. 8, Caxton Club will present its second and final reader of Fall Term.

Steve Davenport is the acclaimed author of two poetry collections: “Overpass and Uncontainable Noise” which were published in 2012 and 2006, respectively. Many of his work has been published in several literary magazines, and his poems, stories and essays are highly regarded in the literary world. Published in “Black Warrior Review,” his essay “Murder on Gasoline Lake” is notable in “Best American Essays” 2007. A story he recently wrote was published in “The Southern Review” and was awarded a Pushcart Prize Special Mention in 2011.

He’s served as the Associate Director of the Creative Writing Program at University of Illinois since 2004.

He will be reading at 4 p.m. in the Alumni Room in Old Main.


Kate Mishkin
Kate Mishkin is a senior majoring in English literature and minoring in journalism. She started working for TKS as a freshman and subsequently served as managing editor, co-news editor and co-mosaic editor. Kate is the recipient of four awards from the Illinois College Press Association for news and feature stories and one award from the Associated Collegiate Press. She won the Theodore Hazen Kimble Prize in 2015 and 2014 and the Ida M. Tarbell Prize in Investigate Journalism in 2014. She has interned at FILTER Magazine, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and WGIL radio and the Virginian-Pilot.

Twitter: @KateMishkin

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