Assistant Professor Dave Madden received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is the author of The Authentic Animal: Inside the Odd and Obsessive World of Taxidermy (St. Martin's Press, 2011). His shorter work has appeared in Denver Quarterly, Lo Ball Magazine, Super Arrow, Tampa Review, HOBART, and elsewhere, and he's the recipient of the Sherwood Anderson Award in fiction, an AWP Intro Journals Award in nonfiction, and a Tennessee Williams Scholarship at the Sewanee Writers' Conference. He co-edits The Cupboard, a quarterly pamphlet of creative prose.
- “In the Desert Air.” NOÖ Online (11 August 2010).
- Review of Melissa Kwasny's Reading Novartis in Montana. Octopus Magazine 12 (2009).