Madeleine Beckman is a poet, fiction, and nonfiction writer. She has received awards from among other institutions, the Poetry Society of America, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Irish Arts Council of Ireland. Her fellowships include Fundación Valparaíso (ES), Ragdale, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and the Tyrone Guthrie Center (IE). Her poetry collection, Dead Boyfriends, was first published by Linear Arts Press in 1998, and was reissued by Limoges Press in 2012. Her second collection, No Roadmap, No Brakes, was published in 2015 by Red Bird Chapbooks.
She is a Contributing Reviewer for the Bellevue Literary Review, and Contributing Editor for Agora, the arts journal of New York University School of Medicine. Madeleine received her B.A. and M.A. from New York University, and her M.F.A. from Fairleigh Dickinson University. She teaches at New York University School of Medicine, Division of Medical Humanities, and privately: www.writedowntown.com