Graduate Student Directory

Madison Jarret McCartha
  • Title
    • PhD Student
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Literature Department
  • Affiliations Creative Writing Program
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Humanities Building 1, N/A
  • Office Hours Pronouns: They/them
  • Mail Stop Literature Department

Research Interests

20th and 21st century American Poetry and Poetics; Electronic Literature; Critical Race & Ethnic Studies; Science and Technology Studies; 20th Century Avant-Garde Literature & Visual Cultures; Media Studies; International Surrealist Literature;

Biography, Education and Training

Madison McCartha is a black poet, critic, and multimedia artist whose work appears in Black Warrior Review, BOMB, Denver Quarterly, DREGINALD, The Fanzine, Full Stop, jubilat, and elsewhere. Their writing has received support from Winter Tangerine, The Millay Colony for the Arts, and was shortlisted for the 2019-2021 CAAPP Creative Writing Fellowship.   Madison holds an MFA from the University of Notre Dame, where they received the Samuel and Mary Anne Hazo Award in Creative Writing, and is currently a PhD student at the University of California, Santa Cruz. ‚Äč Their debut book-length poem, FREAKOPHONE WORLD, is forthcoming from Inside the Castle in 2021. Their second book, THE CRYPTODRONE SEQUENCE, is forthcoming from Black Ocean.