T Kira Madden

T Kira Madden

Editor-in-chief, No Tokens | Author, Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls

T Kira Madden is the founding editor-in-chief of No Tokens and teaches at Sarah Lawrence College. A 2017 NYSCA/NYFA artist fellow in nonfiction literature from the New York Foundation for the Arts, her debut memoir, Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls, is forthcoming from Bloomsbury in 2019.

Getting Started, When You Just . . . Can’t . . . Even

6221, 6th floor

We write nonfiction to change ourselves and the world; we write to witness, transform, and survive, to reinvent ourselves and challenge those who would silence us. Our panel explores the craft of our hardest stories: writing past blocks, prohibitions, and inhibitions; refining trauma through formal choices; facing audiences and our own vulnerability. Panelists: Jennifer Baker, Editor, Everyday […]