Davidson Garrett was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, and lives in New York City. He trained for the theater at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts and graduated from The City College of New York with an M.S. in Education. A member of SAG/AFTRA and Actors Equity, he worked in theater, television, and film for several years. His poetry has been published in many periodicals and literary journals including, The New York Times, The Episcopal New Yorker, Xavier Review from New Orleans, The Stillwater Review, 2 Bridges Review, First Literary Review East, Sensations Magazine, Impossible Archetype, The Ekphrastic Review, and in Podium, the literary journal of the 92nd Street Y. Davidson is the author of the poetry collection, King Lear of the Taxi, published by Advent Purple Press, the chapbook, To Tell the Truth I Wanted to be Kitty Carlisle and Other Poems, published by Finishing Line Press, the chapbooks, Southern Low Protestant Departure: A Funeral Poem, and What Happened to the Man Who Taught Me Beowulf and Other Poems, both published by Advent Purple Press. A Pushcart Prize nominee, Davidson drove a yellow taxi for forty years to subsidize his artistic pursuits.
Paperback: 110 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books (June 21, 2020)