Patrick Madden

Creative Nonfiction Writer

Provo, UT
Utah US

Publications & Prizes

The Spirit of Disruption (Outpost19, 2018)
The Writer’s Portable Mentor: A Guide to Art, Craft, and the Writing Life (University of New Mexico Press, 2018)
How We Speak to One Another: An Essay Daily Reader (Coffee House Press, 2017)
Brief Encounters (W. W. Norton & Company, 2015)
The Rose Metal Press Field Guide to Writing Flash Nonfiction (Rose Metal Press, 2012)
The Best Creative Nonfiction (W. W. Norton & Company, 2008)
The Best American Spiritual Writing (Houghton Mifflin, 2007)
Disparates: Essays (University of Nebraska Press, 2020)
Sublime Physick: Essays (University of Nebraska Press, 2016)
After Montaigne: Contemporary Essayists Cover the Essays (University of Georgia Press, 2015)
Quotidiana (University of Nebraska Press, 2010)
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Chattahoochee Review
Crab Orchard Review
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Northwest Review
Portland Magazine
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Under the Sun
Water~Stone Review
Western Humanities Review
Prizes won: 

2017 Independent Publisher Book of the Year Award (gold), 2016 Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Award (silver), 2017 CLMP Firecracker Award (finalist), 2017 Artists of Utah Book Award (finalist), 2016 Association for Mormon Letters Award, 2011 Independent Publisher Book of the Year Award (gold), 2011 Foreword Reviews Book of the Year Award (bronze), 2011 PEN Center USA Literary Award (finalist), 2010 Utah Book Award (finalist), 2010 Association for Mormon Letters Award, 2007 AWP Award Series in Creative Nonfiction (runner-up)

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Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
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Last update: Dec 27, 2019