Dawn Davies is the author of Mothers of Sparta: A Memoir in Pieces. Mothers of Sparta has been an Indies Introduces title and was an Indies Next List feature. Her essays and stories have been Pushcart Special Mentions and finalists for The Best American Essays. Earlier work can be found in Missouri Review, Arts & Letters, Fourth Genre, Ninth Letter, and elsewhere, as well as in various anthologies. She has also appeared on Megyn Kelly Today.