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Michael David Madonick

Born: in New York City, New
Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Madonick is an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Illinois. He is the Director of the Creative Writing department. He currently resides in Urbana, Illinois.

Biography: Madonick was born and raised in New York City and received a BA and MBA from Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. After several years in commercial real estate development, he returned to college and received an MFA from the University of Oregon. Currently, Madonick is an associate professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign where he is the Director of Creative Writing. He is also the Poetry Editor of ''Ninth Letter''. Madonick's work has appeared in a variety of literary journals including ''Boulevard'', ''American Literary Review'', ''New England Review'', ''Epoch'', ''Chicago Review'', ''Southern Humanities Review'', ''Cimarron Review'', ''Black Warrior Review'', ''Florida Review'', ''Tar River Poetry'', ''Cream City Review'', ''Mid-American Review'', ''Hayden's Ferry Review'', and many others. His collection of poetry, ''Waking the Deaf Dog'', was published by Avocet Press in 2000.

  • Madonick is a recipient of the Academy of American Poets' Prize, the New Jersey Council on the Arts Distinguished Artist Award, an Illinois Arts Council Grant, and an Illinois Arts Council Literary Award.

Primary Literary Genre(s): Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Michael David Madonick on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Waking the deaf dog :
ISBN: 0966107284 OCLC: 42002597

Avocet Press, New York : ©2000.