AMANDA DAVIDSON
June 2011

San Francisco, CA – “I am a writer, editor, and multi-media artist based in San Francisco. In 2009, I was awarded fellowships at the MacDowell Colony and the Art Farm Nebraska. I hold an MFA in Creative Writing and an MA in English Literature from San Francisco State University, where I received the Graduate Award for Distinguished Achievement. My BA is from the University of California, Berkeley. My fiction, plays, and poetry have appeared or are forthcoming in publications including Encyclopedia: Vol. F-K, Paul Revere’s Horse, Viz. InterArts Event, Famous Magazine, The Capilano Review, Baby, Remember My Name: An Anthology of New Queer Girl Writing. My nonfiction features and book reviews have appeared in the San Francisco Bay Guardian, Girlfriends Magazine, and elsewhere.
     As a multi-media artist, I have presented performance art, collaborative sound projects, videos, and experimental plays at venues including the Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Small Press Traffic, New Langton Arts, and Artists’ Television Access. I am a founding editor of DigitalArtifactMagazine.com, an online publication dedicated to exploring ways that digital culture influences narrative across disciplines. By trade, I teach composition and creative writing at the Academy of Art University, and work part time as a publicist at Headlands Center for the Arts, an artist residency program in Sausalito.”

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