About

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A writer of fiction and nonfiction, John Madera’s fiction may be found in Conjunctions, Opium Magazine, The &Now Awards2 2: The Best Innovative Writing, Featherproof Press, elimae, Jaded Ibis Press, Cow Heavy Books, Everyday Genius, ArtVoice, Underground Voices, Little White Poetry Journal #7, Sonora Review, and Corduroy Mountain.

His criticism may be found in American Book Review, Bookforum, The Review of Contemporary Fiction, Rain Taxi: Review of Books, The Believer, 3:AM Magazine, The Brooklyn Rail, Bookslut, The Collagist, DIAGRAM, Fiction Writers Review, Flatmancrooked, The Millions, Powell’s Books’ “Review-a-Day,” The Prairie Journal:  A Magazine of Canadian Literature, The Quarterly Conversation, New Pages, Open Letters Monthly,The Rumpus, Tarpaulin Sky, and Word Riot.

He is editing a collection of essays on the craft of writing (Publishing Genius Press).

Former fiction editor at Identity Theory, and former senior flash fiction editor at jmww, he edits the forum Big Other. His column, “A Reader’s Log(orrhea),” may be found at The Nervous Breakdown.

John Madera received his M.F.A. in Literary Arts from Brown University.

Contact: johnmadera [at] gmail [dot] com