Madeleine Beckman (M.A., New York University; M.F.A., Fairleigh Dickinson University) is a poet, nonfiction, and fiction writer. She is the recipient of awards from, among other places, Poetry Society of America, New York Foundation for the Arts, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Fundación Valparaíso, Zvona I Nari, King’s College, Ragdale, and St. Petersburg Artist Residency. Her poetry collections include Hyacinths from the Wreckage; No Roadmap, No Brakes; and Dead Boyfriends. Her work is published in journals, anthologies, and online. Madeleine’s articles include interviews with Galway Kinnell, Stanley Kunitz, Seamus Heaney, James Lasdun, and Audre Lorde. She lives and works in NYC. Learn more about Madeleine at madeleinebeckman.com.