Madeleine Barnes

Poet, Visual Artist, Mellon Foundation PublicsLab Fellow

Madeleine Barnes is a poet, visual artist, & PublicsLab Fellow pursuing a PhD in English Lit. She serves as Poetry Editor at Cordella Magazine, a publication that showcases the work of women & non-binary creators. She received an MFA in Creative Writing from NYU in 2016, & she works at the intersection of poetry & material culture.


Full-Length Books

You Do Not Have To Be Good (Trio House Press, 2020)


Women’s Work (Tolsun Books, 2021) 
Light Experiments (Porkbelly Press)
The Mark My Body Draws In Light (Finishing Line Press)


Adjunct Lecturer, English, Brooklyn College