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T Kira Madden


T Kira Madden is a writer, photographer, and amateur magician living in New York City. She facilitates writing workshops for homeless and formerly incarcerated people and teaches in the MFA program at Sarah Lawrence College. “The Greeter” is from her debut memoir, Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls, forthcoming from Bloomsbury on March 5, 2019.

— From March 2019
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

The Greeter

I imagine them sending me to live with a family that is not my own. I have protected my parents for as long as I’ve been alive. If someone comes after them, I have teeth.

March 2019
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