Kathryn Davis is the award-winning author of eight novels. She is the senior fiction writer on the faculty of the writing program at Washington University.
Kathryn Davis is the author of eight novels, the most recent of which is The Silk Road (2019). Her other books are Labrador(1988), The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf (1993), Hell: A Novel (1998), The Walking Tour (1999), Versailles (2002), The Thin Place (2006) and Duplex (2013). She has received a Kafka Prize for fiction by an American woman, both the Morton Dauwen Zabel Award and the Katherine Anne Porter Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. In 2006, she won the Lannan Foundation Literary Award. She is the senior fiction writer on the faculty of The Writing Program at Washington University.