Hadara Bar-Nadav


Kansas City, MO
Missouri US

Author's Bio

Hadara Bar-Nadav’s most recent book of poetry is The New Nudity (Saturnalia Books, 2017).  Her previous books include Lullaby (with Exit Sign) (Saturnalia Books, 2013), awarded the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize; The Frame Called Ruin (New Issues, 2012), Runner Up for the Green Rose Prize; and A Glass of Milk to Kiss Goodnight (Margie/Intuit House, 2007), awarded the Margie Book Prize.  She is also the author of two chapbooks, Fountain and Furnace (Tupelo Press, 2015), awarded the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize, and Show Me Yours (Laurel Review/Green Tower Press 2010), awarded the Midwest Poets Series Prize.  In addition, she is co-author with Michelle Boisseau of the best-selling textbook Writing Poems, 8th ed. (Pearson, 2011).  Her awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, the Lucille Medwick Award from the Poetry Society of America, and others.  She is a Professor of English and teaches in the MFA program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Publications & Prizes

The New Nudity (Saturnalia Books, 2017)
Lullaby (with Exit Sign) (Saturnalia Books, 2013)
The Frame Called Ruin (New Issues Press, 2012)
Writing Poems, 8th Edition (Pearson Longman, 2011)
A Glass of Milk to Kiss Goodnight (MARGIE: The American Journal of Poetry, 2007)
Fountain and Furnace (Tupelo Press, 2015)
Show Me Yours (Greentower Press, 2010)

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Long Island, NY
New York
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Englewood Cliffs, NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Jun 19, 2021