Davies is the author of two novels, The Fortunes (also winner of the 2017 Anisfield-Wolf Award in Fiction) and The Welsh Girl (long-listed for the Man Booker Prize), and two short story collections, The Ugliest House in the World (winner of the John Llewelyn Rhys Prize) and Equal Love (a New York Times Notable Book). His work has appeared in Harper’s, The Atlantic, The Paris Review, The Guardian and The Washington Post, among others, and has been widely anthologized. In 2003, Granta magazine named him among its Best of Young British Novelists. Davis is also a recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, and is a winner of the PEN/Malamud Award. Born in Britain to Welsh and Chinese parents, Davis has taught at the University of Oregon and Emory University, and is currently on the faculty of the Helen Zell MFA Program in Creative Writing at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.