Billie R. Tadros

Poet

The University of Scranton, Department of English & Theatre 800 Linden St.
Scranton, PA 18510
Phone: 
201-919-0858
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Author's Bio

Billie R. Tadros is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English and Theatre at The University of Scranton. She earned her Ph.D. in English from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and her M.F.A. in Writing from Sarah Lawrence College and is a graduate of the Writers Institute at Susquehanna University. She is the author of three books of poems, Graft Fixation (Gold Wake Press, forthcoming, 2021), Was Body (Indolent Books, 2020), and The Tree We Planted and Buried You In (Otis Books, 2018), and three chapbooks, Am/Are I (Francis House, 2020), inter: burial places (Porkbelly Press, 2016), and Containers (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). Her work has appeared in The Boiler, Black Warrior Review, Bone Bouquet, The Collapsar, Crab Fat Magazine, Entropy, Fairy Tale Review, Gigantic Sequins, Horse Less Review, Kindred, Lavender Review, Menacing Hedge, No Tokens, phoebe, pnk prl, r.kv.r.y., Tupelo Quarterly, White Stag, Wicked Alice, Word Riot, and others, and in the anthologies Bearers of Distance (Eastern Point Press, 2013), Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013), and The Queer South (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014). She is currently working on a narrative research project exploring the gendered implications of traumatic injuries to self-identified women runners, and seeking to articulate a feminist injury poetics.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Graft Fixation (Gold Wake Press, 2021)
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Was Body (Indolent Books, 2020)
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The Tree We Planted and Buried You In (Otis Books/Seismicity Editions, 2018)
Chapbooks:
inter: burial places (Porkbelly Press, 2016)
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Containers (Dancing Girl Press, 2014)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Feminist, LGBTQ
Prefers to work with: 
Any, LGBTQ, Mental Health, Schools, Teachers, Women
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Jersey City, NJ
New Jersey
Raised in: 
Whippany, NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Jun 05, 2020