Yasmina Madden

Visiting Assistant Professor of English
Office Location: 321 Howard Hall
515-271-2919
yasmina.madden@drake.edu
Madden CV

I grew up outside of Chicago, spent my college years in Los Angeles earning a B.A. in English, and returned to the Midwest, where I earned my M.F.A. in Fiction at Indiana University and taught courses in creative writing and literature.

I came to Drake in 2003, where I teach courses on the short story, creative nonfiction, women and literature, analytical writing, and popular culture. My work has been published in Orchid: A Literary Review, Carve Magazine, LA Miscellany, Revolver, and The Idaho Review.

In addition to teaching at Drake, I run a community writing workshop for the Above +Beyond Cancer Foundation, and I’m currently editing a collection of creative nonfiction narratives about cancer survivorship.

Outside of the classroom, I spend most of my time reading, writing, watching movies and hanging out, preferably outdoors, with my boys. Other things about me? I like to run and I excel at eating.

Art Sci Events
April 13, 2017
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
ArtSci News
January 23, 2017
Drake University sophomore Lauren Oreto is among 20 college students from Iowa and California who were selected for the first class of the new Principal Community Scholars Program.
×