Lucy J. Madison is a novelist, screenwriter, who strives to tell unique stories about women, for women.
She writes contemporary lesbian romance novels, poetry, articles, and short stories. Her books include Personal Foul and In the Direction of the Sun. The Lesbian Review named Personal Foul as one of the top 10 Lesbian Sports Romances. In the Direction of the Sun was named an Award Finalist in the Fiction: LGBTQ category of the 2017 Best Book Awards.
The One: Stories of Falling in Love Forever, A Heart Well Traveled Volume 1, and Tales of Travelrotica for Lesbians, include her short stories. Her interview with WNBA legend Sue Burd was featured as Curve Magazine's September 2017 cover story. Other bylines include: The San Francisco Bay Times, Lesbian.com, The Lesbian News, Got Game Magazine, Thysia Literary Magazine, Prism Book Alliance Blog, Confluence, The Tipton Poetry Journal, Beginnings Literary Magazine, and The Survivor’s Review, among others.
The Sundance Screenwriters Lab named Lucy a finalist, placing her feature film script based on the life of Emily Dickinson in the top 10 out of 10,000 entries in 2011. That script is currently in pre-production and will feature Academy-Award nominated Ellen Kuras in her feature directorial debut. Her feature film script AGENT 355, about America's first female spy, has recently been named a Semi-Finalist (Top 100) of Table Read My Screenplay Chicago.
Lucy is a member of Romance Writers of America, Rainbow Romance Writers, the Publishing Triangle, the Golden Crown Literary Society, and Lesbian Authors Guild. She received a Master of Arts in Liberal Studies from Wesleyan University and is the recipient of the University’s Rulewater Prize.
Before turning to writing full-time, she held senior leadership positions in college public relations and was an official College spokesperson at several colleges. The Journal News named her a 2008 Hudson Valley PROUD Woman of the Year and the Rockland Economic Development Commission named her as one of Rockland County's Forty Under 40 in 2009. Mount Saint Mary College awarded her the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award for her volunteer work and professional accomplishments.
The Middletown Connecticut Sports Hall of Fame inducted Lucy into their 2011 class for her high school accomplishments as a three-sport athlete at Mercy High School in Middletown, Connecticut. Mount Saint Mary College inducted Lucy into their Athletic Hall of Fame in 2015 for her achievements as a basketball player.
She resides in shoreline Connecticut and Provincetown with her wife and their fur babies. She is a board member of the Provincetown Part-Time Taxpayer Association and a volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels. She also serves on the Marketing Committee for the Golden Crown Literary Society. She enjoys hiking, performing random acts of kindness, landscape photography, and cooking.