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Patricia Traxler

Author's Bio

Two-time Bunting Poetry Fellow at Radcliffe; Hugo Poet at U.of Montana; Thurber Poet at Ohio State. Author of 3 poetry collections and 1 novel. In process: 4th poetry collection, The Fires, and second novel, A Hunger Season.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Blood (St. Martin's Press, 2001), Forbidden Words (University of Missouri Press, 1994), The Glass Woman (Hanging Loose Press, 1994), Blood Calendar (William Morrow, 1976)
Anthologies:
Grandmothers: Granddaughters Remember (Syracuse University Press, 1998), Night Errands (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1998), Tangled Vines (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1998), The Handbook of Heartbreak (Morrow, 1998), Best American Poetry (Scribner, 1994)
Journals:
Agni, Boston Phoenix, Boston Review, Glimmer Train, Kenyon Review, Los Angeles Times, Ms., New Letters, Newsweek, Ploughshares, San Francisco Chronicle, Slate, The American Voice, The Nation
Prizes:
Ploughshares Cohen Award (poetry); Writer's Voice of NYC Open Voice Award (fiction); Hackney Literary Award for Short Fiction; Nimrod's Pablo Neruda Award (poetry); Georgia State Univ. Award for Short Fiction; Radcliffe's Presidential Discretionary Award.

Patricia Traxler Resume

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Listing last updated: March 12, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Born in:
San Diego, CA
Raised in:
San Diego, CA
Agent:
Gail Hochman

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