“Pat”, a retired social worker, has been the recipient of a Macdowell Colony fellowship and is a frequent resident at the Dorset Writer's Colony and Wellspring House. A past Associate editor of The Worcester Review, she has been on the resident faculty of The Frost Place Poetry Festival, and has taught at the New Hampshire Institute of Art and in the Lifelong Learning program of Keene State College and privately. She’s been the recipient of an honorary BFA from The NH Institute of Arts, and has won the Robert Frost Foundation Poetry Award and 5 Pushcart nominations. She was twice a semifinalist for the Discovery, The Nation Awards. She has published widely in literary journals such as Poetry, Ploughshares, North American Review, Mid-American Review, North American Review, Massachusetts Review, etc. A member of the NH Writer’s Project and a Touring Artist for the NH Art’s Council, she resides in Walpole, NH.