Literary Heavy Hitters: IAIA MFA Program Taps Indian Country’s Best
Jon Davis is the director of the newly-created Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing at the and the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA). Davis has won a Lannan Literary Award in Poetry for his collection Scrimmage of Appetite, a G.E. Younger Writers Award and the Lavan Prize for Dangerous Amusements. An IAIA instructor since 1990, Davis has also received two NEA Fellowships and is currently Santa Fe’s Poet Laureate. He spoke with Jason Asenap about the Low Residency MFA.