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Allison Davis

Teaching Associate


Allison Pitinii Davis is the author of Line Study of a Motel Clerk (Baobab Press, 2017), a full-length collection about small family businesses in northeast Ohio, and Poppy Seeds (Kent State University Press, 2013), winner of the Wick Poetry Chapbook Prize. She holds an MFA from Ohio State University and fellowships from Stanford University's Wallace Stegner program, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Severinghaus Beck Fund for Study at Vilnius Yiddish Institute. Her work appeared in Best American Poetry 2016. She is a Creative Writing PhD student at The University of Tennessee.


MFA, Ohio State University
BA, University of Cincinnati


Line Study of a Motel Clerk. Baobab Press, 2017
Poppy Seeds. Kent State University Press, 2013

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