Patrick Walsh

Poet

N/A
Princeton, NJ 08540

Author's Bio

A 1989 graduate of St. Bonaventure University with a B.A. in history, I served four years as an infantry officer in the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
Over the course of my training, I was one of 75 ROTC cadets from the entire country chosen to attend Ranger School; graduated on the Commandant's List from the Infantry Officer Basic Course at Ft. Benning, Georgia; earned the Basic Parachutist's Badge, the Air Assault Badge, and the Expert Infantryman's Badge; and received an Honorable Discharge as a captain.
I received a Master's degree in Anglo-Irish literature from the University of Dublin, Trinity College, Ireland in 1997.
A lifelong runner, I've completed 22 marathons, including 16 consecutive Boston Marathons since 2002. My best effort to date was a 290th place finish (out of 18,000) at Boston in 2004.
I live, write, and run in Princeton, New Jersey.

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
The Quadrant Book of Poetry, 2001-2010 (Quadrant Publishing, 2012)
Journals:
Barrow Street
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Chronogram
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College Green
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Evergreen Review
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Hudson Review
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Kelsey Review
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Poetry New Zealand
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Press
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Quadrant
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Scintilla Magazine
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Spitball
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The Recorder
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U.S. 1
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Personal Favorites

What I'm reading now: 
Winner Take Nothing by Ernest Hemingway, A Turn in the South by V. S. Naipaul, Just Enough Liebling by A. J. Liebling

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
New York
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Last update: Apr 25, 2017