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Exploring the Dark History of Florida with Poet John Davis, Jr.

Jan 22, 2022

In this edition of the Florida Writer Podcast, Push-Cart nominated poet John Davis Jr and host Alison Nissen discuss how he explores the dark secrets of the Dozier School for Boys in his latest book The Places That Hold. John Davis Jr. is the author of Hard Inheritance (Five Oaks Press, 2016)Middle Class American Proverb (Negative Capability Press, 2014) and two other books of poetry. He has been nominated multiple times for the Pushcart Prize, and he holds an MFA from the University of Tampa. His writings are published in literary journals throughout the South and around the world. He teaches English and Literature in the Tampa Bay area. You can find his profile from Poets and Writers magazine here: