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KELLY MADIGAN was born in Massachusetts and has lived in Lincoln, Nebraska since 1980. Her poems and essays have appeared or will appear in Barrow Street, Crazyhorse, The Massachusetts Review, Prairie Schooner, Southern California Review, and elsewhere. Her chapbook Born in the House of Love won the Main-Traveled Roads Chapbook Award in 2004. She is the recipient of a 2008 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and received a Distinguished Artist Award from the Nebraska Arts Council in 2006. Kelly has two daughters, Tara and Maggie. She has worked since 1983 as a drug and alcohol counselor and is the author of Getting Sober: A Practical Guide to Making It Through the First Thirty Days (McGraw-Hill, 2007). In recent years, she has been exploring Nebraska rivers by canoe, including the Middle Loup, Dismal, Platte, Missouri, Elkhorn, Little Blue, Cedar, Calamus, Niobrara, and Big Blue rivers.

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