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First Name Darlene
Last Name Madott
Member Since February 18, 2022
Email madott@dmfamilylaw.net
Branch Affiliation Toronto
Website www.DarleneMadott.com
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Bio Darlene Madott is the author of eight books, including Dying Times, Stations of the Heart and Making Olives and Other Family Secrets. She has twice won the Bressani Literary Award and has been short-listed for the Vanderbilt-sponsored Carter V. Cooper award three times. Her short fiction has garnered numerous literary awards and been widely anthologized, and was a recent finalist in Accenti’s short-fiction competition, 2021, among others. A lawyer who practised over three decades in Toronto, Dying Times, (EXILE editions, fall 2021) her eighth book, grows out of aspects of her legal background and is a fictional exploration of the last journey. Winners and Losers, her 9th collection of linked short-stories, circles back to explore the journey of life and law from near its beginnings, and will be published by Guernica in spring, 2023. Author’s General Webpage LINK: https://www.DarleneMadott.com; www.DyingTimes.com
Publications DYING TIMES, Exile Editions, Fall, 2021 MAKING OLIVES AND OTHER FAMILY SECRETS (RIPASSO), Longbridge Books, 2014 STATIONS OF THE HEART, Exile Editions, 2012 MAKING OLIES AND OTHER FAMILY SECRETS, Longbridge Books, 2008 MAZILLI'S SHOES, Guernica, 1999 BOTTLED ROSES, Oberon, 1985
Other Memberships Writers Union of Canada Writers Editors Network Association of Italian Canadian Writers (AICW)
Awards BRESSANI LITERARY AWARD (twice - for the title story of MAKING OLIVES, and for STATIONS OF THE HEART) CARTER V. COOPER, Gloria Vanderbilt-sponsored EXILE short fiction award,(Shortlisted) three times, for "Newton's Law," "Winners and Losers", and "Waiting"; Accenti short fiction finalist on numerous occasions, most recently 2021 for "Cooking Sicilian with Concetta and the Prince in a time of Pandemic", among others....
Contests CARTER V. COOPER, Gloria Vanderbilt-sponsored EXILE short fiction competition Accenti Magazine short-fiction competition
Genres Drama, Fiction, Humour & Entertainment, Playwriting, Scriptwriting, Short Stories, Travel
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Services Offered Book Reviews, Editing, Freelance Writing, Manuscript Reading & Consultation, Promotional Copy, Scriptwriting & Screenwriting, Storytelling