Charles Davenport, an English instructor at Saginaw Valley State University and adjunct English instructor at Delta College, earned his M.S. in English Education from the State University of New York at Brockport. In addition to being a journalist in Washington, DC, he has been a digital imaging market research analyst in Boston and Rochester, NY. In 2006, Charles returned to his native Essexville, where he now lives with his cat, Witty.