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Cindy Childress


Cindy Childress

Author's Bio

I am an American expatriate living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where I am the Associate Editor for the KL American magazine and a blogger for Fringe Magazine. My critical writing appears in Feminist Media Studies, Interdisciplinary Humanities, and Theory Into Practice: An Introduction to Literary Criticism, and several encyclopedias from Greenwood Press. I served as Poet-in-Residence at the Pinellas County Girl’s Correctional Facility 2002-3 and have a Ph. D. in English with creative dissertation from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Publications and Prizes

Like a Girl: A Manifesta (GirlChild Press, 2008)
Aunt Chloe, Dispatch Litareview, Epicenter, Farmhouse Magazine, Moondance, Red Booth Review, Rock & Sling, Temenos, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, The Louisiana Review, Third Wednesday, X Magazine
Marcella Siegel Memorial Poetry Award Third Place Christina Sergeyevna Award

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Sister Swing by Shirley Geok-Lin Lim, The Collected Poems by Robert Lowell, Kampung Boy by Lat, The Fan Maker's Inquisition by Rikki Ducornet
Favorite Authors:
Margaret Atwood, Sylvia Plath, Barbara Kingsolver, John Irving, Kurt Vonnegut, Hart Crane, Tennessee Williams, Henrik Ibsen, Lillian Hellman, Kathy Acker, Bernadette Mayer, Roland Barthes, and H.D.

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Listing last updated: June 12, 2011

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Gives readings?
Travels for readings?
Identifies as:
European American
Prefers to work with:
At Risk Youth, Hospital patients, Teachers
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