Heather Madden, visiting assistant professor of creative writing at Hampshire College, received an M.F.A. in Poetry from Indiana University, an M.A. in English from New Mexico State University, and a B.A. in English from Mansfield University.
She is a contributing editor to Salamander. In the past, she has read for the Indiana Review, Puerto del Sol, and Ploughshares, worked as a writer-in-the-schools in Las Cruces, New Mexico, and organized a visiting writers program for DYS students in rural Pennsylvania.
She has taught courses in poetry, fiction, literature, and composition for the last fifteen years. She's currently circulating a manuscript of poems for publication.
Hometown: State College, Pennsylvania
M.A., New Mexico State University, 1998
B.A., Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, 1996
Earle S. Ho Award for Outstanding Teaching in Creative Writing, Indiana University, 2004. W103 AI Consultant, Indiana University, 2003. Poetry Reader, Indiana Review, 2002-04. Samuel Yellen Fellowship in Poetry, Indiana University, 2001-02.