Madison McCartha Bio
Graduating from Beloit College in 2013, Madison McCartha won the White Howells Prose Prize, had flash-fiction published in Burrow Press, and poetry in Nightjar Review and The Pinch. Raised in San Diego, Madison recently spent his time freezing to death in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he served both as Asst. Editor and Design Editor for Cream City Review, and became the Poetry Editor for Storm Cellar Quarterly. A Yield Fellow, he will also serve as the Managing Editor for Yield Magazine, come fall. Poets who have influenced him include Larry Levis, Jorie Graham, Lucas de Lima, Peter Gizzi, Nathaniel Mackey, Dorothea Lasky, Anne Waldman, Robert Creeley, and George Oppen. Madison's interests include horror flicks, affect theory, shamanism, Bjork, and a capacious poetry capable of housing a multiplicitous self.