Tamara J. Madison


Author's Bio

Poet, writer, editor, Tamara J. Madison, is the author of Threed, This Road Not Damascus (Trio House Press – print and EAT Poems - audio). Her writing is inspired by her ancestry and relations. Her work has been reviewed and published in various journals and literary magazines including The Amistad, Appalachian Review, Poetry International, Cider Press Review, and World Literature Today.  Tamara has also shared her poetry on the TEDx platform. She is a MFA graduate of New England College and an Anaphora Arts and Ucross fellow. She currently teaches English and Creative Writing and is completing a new full-length mixed-genre collection.

Publications & Prizes

Temba Tupu! (Africa World Press, 2008)
Sisterfire (Harper Collins, 1994)
Threed, This Road Not Damascus (Trio House Press, 2019)
Appalachian Review
Banyan Review
Ignatian Literary Magazine
Killens Review of Arts & Letters
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Salmon Creek Journal
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Tea Party Magazine
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Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Lucille Clifton, Toni Morrison, Tananarive Due, Octavia Butler, Sterling D. Plumpp

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African American
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English, French
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Last update: May 30, 2024