Madison McSweeney is an author, poet, and arts & culture writer from Ottawa, Ontario.
Madison frequently writes about the Canadian arts scene, music, and genre fiction.
Her non-fiction has been published in The Fulcrum, Bravewords, Hellbound, Music Vice, Horror Tree, and C2C Journal.
Madison has published fiction and poetry in Deadman’s Tome, Women in Horror Annual Vol. 2, Unnerving Magazine, Dark Horizons: An Anthology of Dark Science Fiction, and The Fulcrum. She’s also published flash fiction online at Horror Tree and 365 Tomorrows.
She has short stories set to appear in Weirdpunk Books’s forthcoming anthology Zombie Punks F*** Off and the summer issue of Polar Borealis, and her poem “Sinkhole City” will be featured in Cockroach Conservatory, Vol. 1: A Working Zealot’s Guide to Gaining Capital in Pre-Apocalyptic America.
Drawing from classic horror and science fiction, Madison’s fiction explores the spaces where reality and nightmare intersect, hinting at a larger and stranger world just beyond our comprehension.
Her poetry is eclectic and combines vivid imagery, pop culture references, and personal introspection.
Madison is a Political Science and Communications graduate from the University of Ottawa with multiple years experience in research, communications, media, and promotions. She is available for freelance writing and promotional projects upon request. Contact her here.