Dave Madden is the author of the story collection If You Need Me I'll Be Over There and The Authentic Animal: Inside the Odd and Obsessive World of Taxidermy, a book of nonfiction.
His shorter work has appeared in Harper's, The Rumpus, DIAGRAM, Creative Nonfiction, Prairie Schooner, and elsewhere. He's received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, and the Sewanee Writers' Conference.
- PhD (Creative Writing), University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- Selected Publications
Madden, D. (2016). If You Need Me I'll Be Over There. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.
Madden, D. (2011). The Authentic Animal: Inside the Odd and Obsessive World of Taxidermy. New York: St. Martin's Press.
- Awards & Distinctions
Bernard De Voto Fellow in nonfiction at the Bread Loaf Writers' Conference
AWP Intro Journals Award in nonfiction
Fellowship to the MacDowell Colony