Madeline Tiger

1844 2nd Avenue 5C
New York, NY 10128

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

Books: 
Birds of Sorrow and Joy: New and Selected Poems
(Marsh Hawk Press, 2003)
, From the Viewing Stand
(Dos Madres Press, 2012)
, Mary of Migdal
(Still Waters Press, 1991)
, My Father's Harmonica
(Nightshade Press, 1991)
, The Atheist's Prayer
(Dos Madres Press, 2010)
, The Earth Which Is All
(Three Mile Harbor, 2008)
, Water Has No Color
(New Spirit Press, 1992)
, White Owl
(Spuyten Duyvil Press, 2000)
Anthologies: 
Where We Find Ourselves
(SUNY Press, 2009)
, Bluestones & Salt Hay
(Rutgers University Press, 1990)
, Family Reunion
(Chicory Blue Press, 2003)
, Mischief, Caprice, & Other Stories
(Red Hen Press, 2004)
, Mixed Voices
(Milkweed Editions, 1991)
, Sarah's Daughters Sing
(Jewish Women's Resource Center, 1990)
, The Final Lilt of Songs
(South Mountain Poets, 2008)
, The Unmade Bed
(Harper Collins, 1992)
, We Become New
(Bantam Books, 1975)
, Word Thursdays
(Bright Hill Press, 1999)
Journals: 
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
Prizes Won: 
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.

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

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Jewish
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
French
Born in: 
New York City
Raised in: 
NY, Hewlett, South Orange, NJ
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Last updated: Aug 22, 2017