Madeleine Beckman is a poet, fiction, and nonfiction writer. She is the recipient of writing awards and artist residencies including a New York Foundation for the Arts Award, a Poetry Society of America Award, an Heinrich Böll Award from the Irish Arts Council, IE, and a Fundaçion Valparaiso Award (Spain).
Her work has been published in journals and online; her poetry collection, Dead Boyfriends, was re-issued in 2013 by Limoges Press. A second poetry collection: No Roadmap, No Brakes, (Red Bird Chapbooks) is forthcoming in 2015.
Madeleine teaches Creative Writing in the Medicine & Humanism Program, NYU Medical School and privately; she is Nonfiction Editor for IthacaLit and Editorial Reviewer for Bellevue Literary Review.
She can be reached at http://www.writedowntown.com