Madelaine Lucas on housekeeping

“What else is housekeeping but a kind of magical thinking?”

–Madelaine Lucas

Madelaine Lucas is an Australian writer based in Brooklyn, New York. She is a senior editor of the literary annual NOON, and a recent graduate from the fiction MFA program at Columbia University. Her essays and interviews have appeared in publications such as Paris Review Daily, The Believer, Literary Hub, Catapult, The Lifted Brow and Meanjin, and her fiction has been awarded the Elizabeth Jolley Prize and the Overland/Victoria University Emerging Writer’s Prize.

She teaches in creative writing programs for adults and young people at Columbia University and Catapult, and is currently at work on her first novel.

Photograph by Lauren Eiko
Photograph by Lauren Eiko

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