MFA in Writing
Dave   Madden

Dave Madden

Assistant Professor

Dave Madden is the author of The Authentic Animal: Inside the Odd and Obsessive World of Taxidermy (St. Martin's, 2011). His shorter work has appeared in The Normal School, Denver Quarterly, Indiana Review, HOBART, and The Tampa Review, where his essay, "Play Dead", was named a Notable Essay of 2009 by the Best American Essays series. He's the recipient of the Sherwood Anderson Award in fiction, an AWP Intro Journals Award in nonfiction, and a Tennessee Williams Scholarship at the Sewanee Writers' Conference. Since 2008 he has co-edited The Cupboard, a quarterly pamphlet of creative prose.


MA, PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln