Michael David Madonick
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Born: in New York City, New
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.
Biographical and Professional Information
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.
Waking the Deaf Dog, Avocet Press, 2000
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Waking the Deaf Dog: Poems
Release Date: 2000-02
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.
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