Patricia Traxler

PO Box 1216
Salina, KS 67402-1216

Author's Bio

Two-time Bunting Poetry Fellow at Radcliffe; Hugo Poet at U.of Montana; Thurber Poet at Ohio State. Author of a novel, BLOOD, and four poetry collections including most recently, NAMING THE FIRES,

Publications and Prizes

(St. Martin's Press, 2001)
, Blood Calendar
(William Morrow, 1976)
, Forbidden Words
(University of Missouri Press, 1994)
, Naming the Fires
(Hanging Loose Press, 2016)
, The Glass Woman
(Hanging Loose Press, 1994)
A Ring of Words
(Sutton Publishing Limited, 2018)
, Best American Poetry
(Scribner, 1994)
, 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)
Agni, Boston Phoenix, Boston Review, Glimmer Train, Kenyon Review, Los Angeles Times, Ms. Magazine, New Letters, Newsweek, Ploughshares, San Francisco Chronicle, Slate, The American Voice, The Nation
Prizes Won: 
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.

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
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Born in: 
San Diego
Raised in: 
San Diego, CA
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Last updated: Oct 18, 2017