Billie R. Tadros earned her Ph.D. in English from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. She is a graduate of the MFA program in Poetry at Sarah Lawrence College and of the Writers Institute at Susquehanna University. She is the author of two chapbooks, inter: burial places (Porkbelly Press, 2016) and Containers (Dancing Girl Press, 2014). Her work has also appeared or will appear in Barely South Review, The Boiler, Bone Bouquet, The Collapsar, The Doctor T.J. Eckleburg Review, Eureka Literary Magazine, Gigantic Sequins, Horse Less Review, Kindred, Menacing Hedge, No Tokens, pnk prl, Tupelo Quarterly, Yalobusha Review, Wicked Alice, and Word Riot, and in the anthologies Bearers of Distance (Eastern Point Press, 2013), Women Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2013), and The Queer South (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014).
A poet-scholar with research interests in feminist theory, queer theory, gender and sexuality studies, and disability studies, she is currently working on a narrative research project exploring the gendered and sexual implications of traumatic injuries to self-identified women runners, and seeking to articulate a feminist injury poetics.
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