The author of about a dozen poetry collections, doris davenport is best known as a performance poet who has appeared at well over 100 venues. A native of Gainesville, Georgia, who has lived in Greenville, South Carolina, and Asheville, North Carolina, she holds a PhD from the University of Southern California and has published several articles which, like her poetry and performances, focus on her heritage as an African-American lesbian woman. Her first chapbook, It's Like This, was published in 1981.
Charlotte: Soque Street Press, 1991. 84 pages. Trade paperback.