Hadara Bar-Nadav

Hadara Bar-Nadav’s most recent book of poetry is The New Nudity (Saturnalia Books, 2017).

Her previous books include Lullaby (with Exit Sign) (Saturnalia Books, 2013), awarded the Saturnalia Books Poetry Prize; The Frame Called Ruin (New Issues, 2012), Runner Up for the Green Rose Prize; and A Glass of Milk to Kiss Goodnight (Margie/Intuit House, 2007), awarded the Margie Book Prize.

She is also the author of two chapbooks, Fountain and Furnace (Tupelo Press, 2015), awarded the Sunken Garden Poetry Prize, and Show Me Yours (Laurel Review/Green Tower Press 2010), awarded the Midwest Poets Series Prize.  In addition, she is co-author with Michelle Boisseau of the best-selling textbook Writing Poems, 8th ed. (Pearson/Longman, 2011).  Her awards include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, the Lucille Medwick Award from the Poetry Society of America, and others.  She is a Professor of English and teaches in the MFA program at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Find more of her poems in The American Literary Review, Prairie Schooner and The Account Magazine. To connect on Twitter:  @Hadarabar

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  1. […] Hadara Bar-Nadav is a poet currently working on several manuscripts though one seems to be coming together more than the others. That particular manuscript examines her mother’s family, many of whom were killed in the Holocaust. She uses this as way to contextualize how Jews have been portrayed in media, film and literature as well as historical narratives that are in many cases lost or fragmented. A former medical editor, Bar-Nadav is also investigating the medical experiments done on Holocaust victims and the statements by those who perpetrated these crimes. She uses the texts from these statements to form poems. […]

  2. […] Hadara Bar-Nadav is a poet currently working on several manuscripts though one seems to be coming together more than the others. That particular manuscript examines her mother’s family, many of whom were killed in the Holocaust. She uses this as way to contextualize how Jews have been portrayed in media, film and literature as well as historical narratives that are in many cases lost or fragmented. A former medical editor, Bar-Nadav is also investigating the medical experiments done on Holocaust victims and the statements by those who perpetrated these crimes. She uses the texts from these statements to form poems. […]