Rachel Marie Patterson


Ewing, NJ
New Jersey US

Author's Bio

Rachel Marie Patterson is the co-founder and editor of Radar Poetry (www.radarpoetry.com) and the author of If I Am Burning (MSR 2011). She holds an M.F.A. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. The recipient of an Academy of American Poets Prize, her work has also been nominated for Best of the Net, Best New Poets, and the Pushcart Prize. Most recently, she was a finalist for the 2020 Rita Dove Award from the Center for Women Writers. She lives in Ewing, NJ, with her husband and two daughters.

Publications & Prizes

If I Am Burning (Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2011)
Prizes won: 

Academy of American Poets Prize

More Information

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Fluent in: 
English, Spanish
Born in: 
Philadelphia, PA
Raised in: 
Philadelphia, PA
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Last update: Jul 24, 2020