Russell Davis

Russell Davis
Director of Genre Fiction Concentration
BA, University of Wisconsin; MFA, National University
Phone: 
970.943.2025
Departments: 
Communication Arts, Languages & Literature Department
Graduate Program in Creative Writing Department
Graduate Programs at Western
Academic Program: 
Genre Fiction
Graduate Program in Creative Writing: Low Residency MFA and MA; Certificate in Publishing
Writing the Rockies Annual Conference

Russell Davis is Director of Western’s Genre Fiction concentration. He has written and sold numerous novels and short stories in virtually every genre of fiction, under at least a half-dozen pseudonyms. His writing has encompassed media tie-in work in the Transformers universe to action adventure in The Executioner series to original novels and short fiction in anthology titles like Under Cover of Darkness, Law of the Gun, and In the Shadow of Evil. He has also worked as an editor and book packager, and created original anthology titles ranging from westerns like Lost Trails to fantasy like Courts of the Fey. He is a regular speaker at conferences and schools, where he teaches writing, editing and the fundamentals of the publishing industry. He is a past president of the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, and his newest work, The End of All Seasons, is a collection of short fiction and poetry that came out in 2013.

Person Type: 
Faculty