Fran Davis's stories, essays and poems have appeared in Calyx, The Chattahoochee Review, The Vincent Brothers Review, Reed Magazine, Passager, Quercus Review and several anthologies and online journals. Her travel writing appears in Italy, A Love Story (2005) and Mexico, A Love Story (2006) published by Avalon Books. She is a winner of the Lamar York prize for nonfiction and a Pushcart prize nominee. She writes a column for The Coastal View and serves on the editorial board for Community of Voices, a Santa Barbara anthology. She is currently at work on a novel set in California's Central Valley where she grew up.
Articles by Fran Davis
Almost A Book: How The Market Rules June 1, 2006 (Fran Davis) What baby boomer could resist a book with the title Hell No We Won't Go: How Boomers Can Tranform the Ultimate Third of Life? With the first boomers turning 60 this year, the subject is timely and the market potential enormous. Jill Cordover, my co-writer, and I were excited about the prospect of writing the book. Our agent was excited. But the proposal failed to sell in New York. What we learned in the process is worth sharing. (complete article...)