Thursday, September 8, 2022 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
Fenwick Library, Reading Room, #2001
Christopher Davenport is a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Department of State. He has served tours in Vietnam, Guatemala, Washington, DC, Tajikistan, and the Eastern European nation of Georgia. He has also worked in Albania, Moldova, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. His first international experience was as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Papua New Guinea from 1994 to 1996. His time living in a village of subsistence farmers in the Papua New Guinean Highlands forms the basis of his memoir, The Tin Can Crucible. He lives in Springfield, Virginia, with his wife, two daughters, and an assortment of pets they have adopted from around the world.
This event was rescheduled from our 2021-2022 Visiting Writers Series. Please note: Masks are encouraged at this event.