Julia Madsen

Julia Madsen is a multimedia poet and educator. She received an MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University and is currently a PhD candidate in English/Creative Writing at the University of Denver. Her poems, multimedia work, and reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in jubilat, Tarpaulin Sky, Black Warrior Review, Versal, Caketrain, Michigan Quarterly Review, Alice Blue Review, CutBank, La Vague Journal, Flag+Void, Word For/Word, Entropy, Fanzine, Full Stop, Tagvverk, Dream Pop Press, and elsewhere. Her first book, The Boneyard, The Birth Manual, A Burial: Investigations into the Heartland, is forthcoming from Trembling Pillow Press.


from A Museum of Midwestern Domestic Architecture:  “Between now and then...” by Julia Madsen

      Julia Madsen is a multimedia poet and educator. She received an MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University and is currently a PhD candidate in English/Creative Writing at the University of Denver. Her poems, multimedia work, and reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in jubilat, Tarpaulin Sky, […]


from A Museum of Midwestern Domestic Architecture: “If any pastoral image...” by Julia Madsen

      Julia Madsen is a multimedia poet and educator. She received an MFA in Literary Arts from Brown University and is currently a PhD candidate in English/Creative Writing at the University of Denver. Her poems, multimedia work, and reviews have appeared or are forthcoming in jubilat, Tarpaulin Sky, […]


An Introduction to Julie Madsen by Brandi Homan

    In these poems from “A Museum of Midwestern Domestic Architecture,” Julia Madsen captures the liminality of a geographic region that, according to Midwestern essayist Meghan O’Gieblyn in The Paris Review, “has largely outlived its purpose.” A self-selected archivist (as illustrated in the title and visual artifacts in the […]