Hadara Bar-Nadav

Missouri, United States

Member Since: 11/18/2012

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, 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.



Website: www.Hadarabar.com

Twitter Username: @Hadarabar


  • The New Nudity , Saturnalia Books (October 2017)
  • Lullaby (with Exit Sign) , Saturnalia Books (May 2013)
  • The Frame Called Ruin , New Issues (October 2012)
  • A Glass of Milk to Kiss Goodnight , Margie/Intuit House (March 2007)
  • Fountain and Furnace , Tupelo Press (July 2015)
  • Show Me Yours , Laurel Review/Green Tower Press (March 2010)
  • Writing Poems, 8th Edition , Pearson (July 2011)


  • Professor of English at University of Missouri-Kansas City (September 2007 - )


  • Doctoral Degree in English/Creative Writing from University of Nebraska-Lincoln (May 2006)

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