Discipline: Literature – fiction, Literature – nonfiction

T Kira Madden

Discipline: Literature – fiction, Literature – nonfiction
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2014, 2016, 2016

T Kira Madden is a lesbian APIA writer, photographer, and amateur magician living in New York City. She holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from Sarah Lawrence College and serves as the founding editor-in-chief of No Tokens, a magazine of literature and art. A 2017 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in nonfiction literature from the New York Foundation for the Arts, she facilitates writing workshops for homeless and formerly incarcerated individuals and teaches at Sarah Lawrence College. She is the author of Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls: A Memoir (2019).



T Kira Madden worked in the Chapman studio.

Chapman Studio was funded by Mrs. Alice Woodrough Chapman in memory of her husband, composer George Alexander Chapman. Symmetrically massed, the building is stuccoed on the exterior with a natural, unpainted cement. Its unusual half-timbered ornament consists of slender, knotty spruce poles painted a dark green color. A central, peak-roofed entrance porch appears on the north side…

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