Nebraska Summer Writers' Conference
Dave Madden is the author of The Authentic
Animal, published by St. Martin's Press. His shorter work has appeared in
Indiana Review, Tampa Review, Mid-American Review, Third Coast,
HOBART, and elsewhere, and he's the recipient of the Sherwood Anderson Award
in fiction, an AWP Intro Journals Award in nonfiction, and a Tennessee Williams
Scholarship at the Sewanee Writers' Conference. His essay, "Play Dead," was named
a Notable Essay of 2009 by Robert Atwan of the Best American Essays series. Currently,
he teaches in the MFA program at the University of Alabama and co-edits The Cupboard, a quarterly pamphlet.
He is a former assistant director of the Nebraska Summer Writers Conference.