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Madison McCartha is a poet and multimedia artist whose writing appears in Black Warrior Review, BOMB, Denver Quarterly, jubilat, The Spectacle, and elsewhere. Their work has been exhibited with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Center, was shortlisted for the 2019-2021 CAAPP Creative Writing Fellowship, and has received support from The Millay Colony, Winter Tangerine, and (soon) from the Blue Mountain Center and Ucross Foundation.


Madison holds an MFA from the University of Notre Dame, where they received the Samuel and Mary Anne Hazo Award in Creative Writing, and is currently a PhD student at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Madison's debut book-length poem, FREAKOPHONE WORLD, is forthcoming from Inside the Castle Press in 2021. Their second book of poetry, THE CRYPTODRONE SEQUENCE, is forthcoming from Black Ocean.