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María Badillo is an award-winning author of short horror fiction and poetry. She has published pieces in Parhelion Literary Magazine's 2021 Halloween Issue, Lingering in the Margins poetry anthology, Style Weekly Magazine, and Paranormal Daily, amongst others. She's also the author of In Her Bones dark poetry chapbook.
Badillo is an affiliate member of the Horror Writers Association and a member of James River Writers. Her master's degree in creative writing came from Goldsmiths, University of London, where she studied alongside esteemed colleagues Dean Atta, Indigo Williams, Raymond Antrobus, Joshua Seigal, and Keith Jarrett.
Badillo's first published work appeared in the 2002 Anthology of Poetry by Young Americans, sparking the lifelong ambition for authorhood. Themes of her writing include death, ghosts, apocalypses, the occult, creativity, and trauma.

PERFORMING for the baltimore poe museum's 'poetess' event in 2022

PERFORMING AT RICHMOND THE AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY IN LONDON'S 'INTERNATIONAL NIGHT' IN 2013

PERFORMING AT THE BOOK LAUNCH FOR 'LINGERING IN THE MARGINS' IN 2019

Words have no power to impress the mind without
the exquisite horror of their reality.
Edgar Allan Poe

Photo by Scott Elmquist, Style Weekly Magazine

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