Bridgett M. Davis

Bridgett M. Davis’s debut novel Shifting Through Neutral was published in 2004 by Amistad/HarperCollins. The novel was a Borders Books “Original Voices” Selection and a finalist for the 2005 Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright LEGACY Award. Davis was selected as the New Author of the Year by Go on Girl! Book Club—the largest national reading group for African American women.

Davis’s essays, reviews, and articles have appeared in the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, and a host of other publications.

She is a professor at Baruch College, City University of New York, where she is the director of the Sidney Harman Writer-in-Residence Program, and she is the curator for the popular monthly Brooklyn reading series, Sundays @.