Marjorie Carlson Davis is a writer with a lifelong fascination with dogs and wolves. Born in Ithaca, New York, she's lived in a variety of locations, including England, North Carolina, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and Ontario. Currently, she lives in Iowa City, IA.

She has been a college writing instructor, a university writing consultant, and an antiques dealer. Now she does freelance editing and writing and spends a lot of time with her own three dogs and the needy dogs at her local animal shelter

Marjorie's work has been published in many literary and commercial publications, including Many Mountains Moving, The Baltimore Review, Indianapolis Monthly, The Writer, Frontiers, and the Milkweek Press anthology for young readers, Stories From Where We Live: The Great Lakes. Most recently, her story, "Grand Theft Auto," was selected as one of the best of those published in Potato Soup Journal in 2020.

She has written three novels, two for young adults, STILL LIFE WITH COYOTE, and FIELD GUIDE TO WOLVES, and one for adults, A LITTLE MENAGERIE, which was a top 100 finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel contest. She is currently working on a mystery set on Manitoulin Island and is seeking a new agent.

Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies

Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies
Volume 23, Number 1, 2002

Vacations: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Vacations: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Anthology of vacation stories

Stories from Where We Live -- The Great Lakes

Stories from Where We Live -- The Great Lakes
Milkweed Editions (2003)

Other Publications

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Baltimore Review

Conscious Choice

Doorknobs & BodyPaint

Drexel Online Journal


Many Mountains Moving