Billie Tadros


University of Scranton, Department of English & Theatre 800 Linden St.
Scranton, PA 18510

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. She is the author of two books of poems, Was Body (forthcoming from Indolent Books) and The Tree We Planted and Buried You In (Otis Books, 2018), and three chapbooks, Am/Are I (forthcoming from Francis House Publishing), inter: burial places (Porkbelly Press, 2016), and Containers (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). Her work has appeared or will appear 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 Journal, 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

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

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Feminist, LGBTQ
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Any, LGBTQ, Teachers
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Born in: 
Jersey City, NJ
New Jersey
Raised in: 
Whippany, NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Jan 18, 2019