Feminist theory, Creative Writing, Research, Poetry & Poetics, the Literature of Place, Gender Studies, Early Modern Literature, Rhetoric, Literary Criticism, Cultural Theory


Christy Davids is a poet, teacher, and co-curator of the Philadelphia-based reading series Charmed Instruments. Some of her work can be found in VOLT, Open House, Bedfellows, Jacket2, Dusie, The Tiny, and the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet, among others. She is the author of three chapbooks: 'on heat' (2017) was selected by the editors in BOAAT Press’s 2016 chapbook competition, 'Dysphoric Geography' (2019) was published by Neighboring Systems, and 'wanton' (2020) was published by DoubleCross Press.

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

  • Wanton, DoubleCross Press (2020)
  • Dysphoric / Geography, Neighboring Systems (2019)
  • On Heat, BOAAT Press (2017)

Courses Taught

  • ENG 3101: Themes & Genres in Women's Literature
  • ENG / GSWS 3071: Feminist Theory
  • ENG / GSWS 2160: Topics in Women's Literature
  • ENG 2113: Popular Fiction
  • ENG 1111: Poetry Workshop
  • ENG 902: Honors Analytical Reading & Writing
  • ENG 826: Creative Acts
  • ENG 802: Analytical Reading & Writing
  • ENG 701: Introduction to Academic Discourse