Patricia Carragon

Poet, Fiction Writer, Spoken Word Artist

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

Author's Bio

Patricia Carragon loves cupcakes, chocolate, cats, and haiku. She is an avid writer of short stories, prose, and poetry. Angel Fire is her debut novel. She has been widely published online and in print. Her recent publications include The Avocet: A Journal of Nature Poetry, Alien Buddha Press, Bear Creek Haiku, BigCityLit, Bluepepper Blogspot, Concrete Mist Press, First Literary Review-East, Indolent Books, Jerry Jazz Musician, Live Mag!, Madness Muse Press, The New Verse News, North of Oxford, Panoplyzine, Paterson Review, Poets Wear Prada, Oddball Magazine, Orbis International Literary Journal, Silver Birch Press, Spectrum Publishing, et al. Her fiction piece "What Has to Happen Next" has been nominated for Sundress Publications Annual Best of the Net and her poem "Paris the Beautiful" won Poem of the Week from great weather for MEDIA. Her latest books from Poets Wear Prada are Meowku and The Cupcake Chronicles, and Innocence from Finishing Line Press. Her first book of poems is Journey to the Center of My Mind from Rogue Scholars Press, followed by Urban Haiku and More from Grace Fierce Press. She is presently working on her second novel What Hasn't Happened Next, a music-inspired poetry manuscript Stranger on the Shore, and another cat haiku chapbook. Patricia hosts the Brooklyn-based Brownstone Poets Reading Series and is editor-in-chief of its annual anthology. She is an executive editor for Home Planet News Online. Patricia lives in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Publications & Prizes

Fiction

Anthologies:
From Somewhere to Nowhere (Autonomedia, 2017)
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One Hundred Voices, Vol II (Centum Press, 2017)
Book:
Angel Fire (Alien Buddha Press, 2020)
Chapbook:
The Cupcake Chronicles (Poets Wear Prada, 2017)
Journals:
Danse Macabre
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Troubador 21

Poetry

Anthologies:
Alien Buddha Zine #16 (Alien Buddha Press, 2020)
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Alien Buddha Zine #17 (Alien Buddha Press, 2020)
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A Gathering of the Tribes Issue 15 Sex, Death, Religion (Tribes Books, 2018)
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Bright Hill Press 25th Anniversary Anthology (Bright Hill Press, 2017)
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Eternal Snow (Nirala Publications, New Delhi, India, 2017)
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Like Light: 25 Years of Poetry & Prose (Bright Hill Press, 2017)
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The Mom Egg Review MER 15 (Halfshelf press, 2017)
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Palabras Luminosas, Luminous Words, The 22nd Annual Alternative New Years Day Spoken Word Extravaganza Anthology (Rogue Scholars Press, 2016)
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Shadow of the Geode, The Alternative New Year’s Day Spoke Word/ Performance Extravaganza Anthology (Rogue Scholars Press, 2015) (Rogue Scholars Press, 2015)
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Estrellas en El Fuego, The Alternative New Year’s Day Spoke Word/ Performance Extravaganza Anthology (Rogue Scholars Press, 2014)
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The Mom Egg 2011 Vol.9 (Halfshelf press, 2011)
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2009 though 2017 Annual brevitas Festival of the Short Poem (First Street Press, 2009)
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The Hay(Na)Ku Anthology, Vol. II (Meritage Press, 2008)
Books:
Meowku (Poets Wear Prada, 2019)
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Journey to the Center of My Mind (Rogue Scholars Press, 2005)
Chapbooks:
Innocence (Finishing Line Press, 2017)
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Urban Haiku and More (Fierce Grace Press, 2010)
Journals:
Avocet: A Journal of Nature Poems
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Bear Creek Haiku
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Best Poem
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Big City Lit
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Chantarelle’s Notebook
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Diaphanous
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ditch
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First Literary Review-East
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Flutter Poetry Journal
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Heavy Bear
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Home Planet News
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Kritya
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Levure Litteraire
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LiVE MAG!
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Maintenant
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Muddy River Poetry Review
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Nixes Mate Review
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Orbis: An International Quarterly Of Prose And Fiction
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Panoply
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Poetz
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Soul Fountain
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Tamarind
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The Toronto Quarterly
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Vagabondage Press
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.

Won Poem of the Week from great weather for MEDIA: "Paris the Beautiful, April 19, 2020. 

Nominated for Sundress Publications Annual Best of the Net  2020 for Fiction: “What Has to Happen Next.”

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Born in: 
New York
Raised in: 
New York, NY
New York
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Last update: Oct 15, 2020