Gabriella R. Tallmadge is a writer and educator from San Diego, California. She received her BA in English from San Diego State University and in 2013, she received her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of North Carolina Wilmington.

Gabriella’s poetry has received awards from the Community of Writers at Squaw Valley, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and Sewanee Writers’ Conference. In 2014, her poem “Marriage An Animal Language” was chosen by Dorianne Laux for inclusion in that year’s edition of Best New Poets.  Her work has previously appeared in journals such as The Georgia Review, Crazyhorse, Guernica, Mid-American Review, and Passages North.


Background image by Neil Krug.