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Patricia Barone has poetry in To Sing Along the Way: Minnesota Women Poets from Pre-Territorial Days to the Present (New Rivers Press, 2006). She has published a book of poetry, Handmade Paper, and a novella, The Wind, with New Rivers Press. Her poetry and short stories have appeared in periodicals such as Commonweal, Milkweed Chronicle, Great River Review, The Seattle Review, The SHOp (Cork, Ireland), Tendril, Visions International, and the Widener Review.
She was twice a semifinalist for the William Faulkner/William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition novel award (Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society in New Orleans) and a long-list finalist for the Fish Publications (West Cork, Ireland) novel award. Handmade Paper was nominated for a Minnesota Book Award. She received a Minnesota State Arts Board Career Opportunity Grant and a Loft-McKnight award of distinction in poetry. She has worked as a teacher, nurse, freelance writer and medical writer, and lives with her husband along the Mississippi River in Fridley, Minnesota.
Winning Entry: Amazing Grace: A Hymn at the Home
Contest Won: War Poetry Contest 2007, Finalist