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Maddie  Godfrey

Maddie Godfrey is a Perth-bred writer, editor, educator and the 2020 Kat Muscat Fellow. They have performed poetry at The Sydney Opera House, The Royal Albert Hall, St Paul’s Cathedral (London) and Glastonbury Festival (2017). Maddie’s debut collection ‘How To Be Held’ (Burning Eye Books, 2018) is a manifesto to tenderness. Currently Maddie is completing a PhD on girlhood, teaching writing workshops, editing Voiceworks Magazine and trying to stay hydrated.
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"My gender has always had its own shadow" – Shadow catchers – Reflection



  • Maddie Godfrey reads 'I Grew Up A Shadow Girl, With A Man Outlined Inside Me'