Lynn Pattison


Author's Bio

Lynn Pattison lives in Southwest Michigan. Her poems have appeared in Ruminate, Aji Journal, The Notre Dame Review, Pinyon, and Smartish Pace, among others, and been anthologized in several venues. She is the author of four poetry collections: tesla's daughter (March St. Press), Walking Back the Cat (Bright Hill Press), Light That Sounds Like Breaking (Mayapple Press), and most recently, Matryoshka Houses (Kelsay Press, 2020).  Pattison’s work has been nominated for Pushcart recognition and inclusion in Best Small Fictions and, most recently,  Best Microfiction 2021. She has been supported in her writing by an Irving S. Gilmore artist grant, The Ragdale Foundation, and the AWP Writer to Writer Program.

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Publications & Prizes

Light That Sounds Like Breaking (Mayapple Press, 2006)
Matryoshka Houses (Kelsay Books, 2020)
teslas's daughter (March Street Press, 2005)
Walking Back The Cat (Bright Hill Press, 2005)

Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
The Art of Voice by Tony Hoagland withKay Cosgrove, Indigo by Ellen Bass

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Born in: 
Ypsilanti, MI
Raised in: 
Ypsilanti, MI
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Last update: Jan 21, 2021