Poet/performance artist Davida Singer is the author of shelter island poems (Canio’s Editions) and Port of Call (Plain View Press, 2012), which was a finalist for the Audre Lorde Poetry Award. She often reads, combining spoken word with jazz and klezmer, and her multimedia project khupe was performed with musicians at Manhattan venues, including The Kitchen and Cornelia Street Café. Singer is the recipient of four fellowships from The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos, New Mexico, and was featured at the 2011 SOMOS Summer Writers Series.
Her poems have appeared in The Comstock Review, Feminist Studies, Response, Sinister Wisdom, and Chokecherries Anthology, among others. She was a theater journalist at The Villager for 13 years, and currently teaches creative writing and literature at Hunter College and School of Visual Arts in New York City.
In 2014 Santa Fe composer/pianist John Rangel created a jazz suite for naked romance and then some to accompany the poetry in performance.
Paperback: 52 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books/Aldrich Publishing (January 30, 2015)