PULLMAN, Wash. — The Washington State University English Department and the WSU Museum of Art will continue their 2003-04 Visiting Writer Series with a Feb. 25 reading from acclaimed fiction writer Claire Davis.

The event is free and open to the public and begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Museum of Art gallery. A book signing and reception will follow.

Davis’ work has been published in numerous literary journals, including “The Gettysburg Review,” the “Southern Review” and “Shenandoah.” Her short fiction has been included in the Pushcart “Best of the Small Presses” anthology and the “Best American Short Stories.” Her first novel, “Winter Range,” received awards from Mountains and Plains Booksellers Association and the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association.

Davis is in the process of completing her second novel, “Skin of the Snake,” and a collection of short stories, “Labors of the Heart.” 

She lives in Lewiston, Idaho, where she teaches creative writing at Lewis-Clark State College.