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Madeline Tiger

Author's Bio

Have enjoyed readings in recent years: at the Dodge Foundation, Princeton Public Library,Cornelia Street Cafe,Watchung Booksellers, N.J.Wellesley Club,WCW Center in Rutherford, NJ,and elsewhere. Currently teaching memoir writing: was at Montclair Adult School, now in private classes. Dos Madres Press was extremely supportive and helpful in publishing two recent books.

Publications and Prizes

From the Viewing Stand (Dos Madres Press, 2012), The Atheist's Prayer (Dos Madres Press, 2010), The Earth Which Is All (Three Mile Harbor, 2008), Birds of Sorrow and Joy: New and Selected Poems (Marsh Hawk Press, 2003), White Owl (Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2000), Water Has No Color (New Spirit Press, 1992), Mary of Migdal (Still Waters Press, 1991), My Father's Harmonica (Nightshade Press, 1991)
Where We Find Ourselves (SUNY Press, 2009), The Final Lilt of Songs (South Mountain Poets, 2008), Mischief, Caprice, & Other Stories (Red Hen Press, 2004), Family Reunion (Chicory Blue Press, 2003), Word Thursdays (Bright Hill Press, 1999), The Unmade Bed (Harper Collins, 1992), Mixed Voices (Milkweed Editions, 1991), Bluestones & Salt Hay (Rutgers University Press, 1990), Sarah's Daughters Sing (Jewish Women's Resource Center, 1990), We Become New (Bantam Books, 1975)
6ix, Adanna, American Book Review, Bridges, Edison Literary Review, George Washington Review, Home Planet News, Jewish Currents, Journal of New Jersey Poets, Long Shot, Marlboro Review, Mudfish, New Republic, One Trick Pony, Paterson Literary Review, Poetry New York, Rhino Magazine, Runes: A Review of Poetry, sidereality, Sow's Ear Poetry Review, The Stillwater Review, Tiferet, U.S. 1, Westwind Review
Pick-of-the-Month, May-June, 2003, by "Small Press Review," for "Birds of Sorrow and Joy: New and Selected Poems, 1970-2000", Marsh Hawk Press, 2003. Pioneer Teaching Artist Award of the New Jersey Arts Education Collective, 2008. Indian Summer Poetry Competition Manuscript Prize from Still Waters Press for Mary of Migdal, 1990.

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Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
A Stone for Nina by Paul Genega, The Light Between by Terry Blackhawk, Quinn & Marie by Barbara Daniels, Zarina, Paper Like Skin (about her art work) by Allegra Pesente... Hammer Museum, stories of Eudora Welty by Eudora Welty
Favorite Books:
too many to list here, but just now "Paper Like Skin" (exhibit in Guggenheim Museum) and "Painting with Scissors" about Matisse (exhibit in Metropolitan Museum)
Favorite Authors:
Christopher Hitchens, Eugene O'Neill, August Wilson, James Richardson, toi derricotte, Stephen Dunn, Edwin Romond,Gerald Stern, Cat Doty, Shakespeare, Lucille Clifton, Bertold Brecht, William Carlos Williams, Emily Dickinson and many others

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Listing last updated: May 2, 2014

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NY, Hewlett, South Orange, NJ

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