Maureen Brady

Fiction Writer

Bearsville, NY 12409-5129

Author's Bio

Maureen Brady has published 7 books, including 3 novels and a collection of short stories. Her book, Daybreak: Meditations for Women Survivors of Sexual Abuse was released as an ebook in May, 2013, after selling for over 20 years. She teaches creative writing at NYU , The New York Writers Woskhop, and The Peripatetic Writing Workshop.

Publications & Prizes

Intersections (Banff Centre Press, 2000)
Pillow Talk 2 (Alyson Publications, 2000)
Cabbage & Bones (Henry Holt, 1997)
Ginger's Fire (Haworth Press, 2003)
The Question She Put to Herself (Crossing Press, 1987)
Folly (Crossing Press, 1982)
Give Me Your Good Ear (Spinsters Ink, 1980)
Prizes won: 

Story in Sinister Wisdom was nominated for 2012 Pushcart Prize.
Winner of NYSCA Grant for Writer in Residence, Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Grant, Money for Women Grant, NYFA CAPS grant.

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Blasphemy by Sherman Alexie, The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout, Wild by Cheryl Strayed

More Information

Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Feminist, LGBTQ, Irish American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, LGBTQ, Disability, Seniors
Born in: 
Mt. Vernon
Raised in: 
Upstate NY and Florida, NY
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Last update: Aug 31, 2013