Patricia Carragon

P.O. Box 1014
New York, NY 10150-1014

Author's Bio

Ms. Carragon is an avid writer of short stories, prose, and poetry. Her first book of poems is Journey to the Center of My Mind (Rogue Scholars Press, 2005), followed by Urban Haiku and More (Fierce Grace Press, 2010). Her latest books are Innocence (Finishing Line Press, 2017) and The Cupcake Chronicles (Poets Wear Prada, 2017). Her publication credits include Allbook Books; The Avocet, A Journal of Nature Poetry; Big City Lit; Bear Creek Haiku; Boog City; CLWN WR; Clockwise Cat; Danse Macabre; Drunk Monkeys; Home Planet News; Inertia; Lips; First Literary Review-East; Levure littéraire; Long Island Quarterly; Mad Hatters’ Review; Maintenant; The Mom Egg; Panoply; poeticdiversity; Sensations Magazine; Sensitive Skin; Tribe Magazine; The Toronto Quarterly; Word Salad; Yellow Chair Review; and others. She is a member of brevitas, a group fiercely dedicated to short poems, and is a member of Pen Women's Literary Workshop, Women Writers In Bloom Poetry Salon, and Tamarind. She is one of the Executive Editors for Home Planet News Online. She lives in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.

Publications and Prizes

Journey to the Center of My Mind
(Rogue Scholars Press, 2005)
2009 though 2017 Annual brevitas Festival of the Short Poem
(First Street Press, 2009)
, Bright Hill Press 25th Anniversary Anthology
(Bright Hill Press, 2017)
, Estrellas en El Fuego, The Alternative New Year’s Day Spoke Word/ Performance Extravaganza Anthology
(Rogue Scholars Press, 2014)
, Eternal Snow
(Nirala Publications, New Delhi, India, 2017)
, From Somewhere to Nowhere
(Autonomedia, 2017)
, Mom Egg Review, 2017 Vol. 15
(Halfshelf press, 2017)
, One Hundred Voices, Vol II
(Centum Press, 2017)
, Palabras Luminosas, Luminous Words, The 22nd Annual Alternative New Years Day Spoken Word Extravaganza Anthology
(Rogue Scholars Press, 2016)
, Shadow of the Geode, The Alternative New Year’s Day Spoke Word/ Performance Extravaganza Anthology
(Rogue Scholars Press, 2015)
, The Hay(Na)Ku Anthology, Vol. II
(Meritage Press, 2008)
Bear Creek Haiku, Best Poem, Big City Lit, Chantarelle’s Notebook , Clockwise Cat, Danse Macabre, Diaphanous, ditch, Flutter Poetry Journal, Heavy Bear , Home Planet News, Kritya, Levure Litteraire, Mad Hatters' Review, Maintenant, Mobius-The Poetry Magazine 2006, 2008, Panoply, Poetz, Sensitive Skin, Soul Fountain, Tamarind, The Toronto Quarterly, Troubador 21, Up The Staircase, Vagabondage Press
(Finishing Line Press, 2017)
, The Cupcake Chronicles
(Poets Wear Prada, 2017)
, Urban Haiku and More
(Fierce Grace Press, 2010)
Prizes Won: 
Finalist for the 2016 Long Island Light Poetry Competition.Nominated for a 2018 Pushcart Prize for Fiction: "Saturday After Midnight, August 5, 2023" from The Cupcake Chronicles.

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet, Spoken Word Artist
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Born in: 
New York
Raised in: 
New York, NY
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Last updated: Dec 06, 2017