Cindy Childress

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A-10-3A Tower A Level 10 Dua Residence
Kuala Lumpur 50400

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

Anthologies: 
Di-Verse-City: The Austin International Poetry Anthology
(2004)
, Like a Girl: A Manifesta
(GirlChild Press, 2008)
, Low Explosions: Writings on the Body
(2007)
, Woman.Period.
(2008)
Journals: 
Aunt Chloe, Dispatch Litareview, Epicenter, Farmhouse Magazine, Moondance, Red Booth Review, Rock & Sling, Temenos Journal, The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature, The Louisiana Review, Third Wednesday, X Magazine
Prizes Won: 
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

Reviews, Recordings, and Interviews

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
European American
Prefers to work with: 
At Risk Youth, Hospital patients, Teachers
Fluent in: 
English
Raised in: 
TN
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Last updated: Jun 12, 2011