" In the end there's really no way to know how much my misshapen body shaped me except to know that it did. My feelings about this body are likewise difficult to sort out. Indeed I may never untangle these strands - vexed from blessed, bitter from sweet. " Patricia Horvath
Patricia is the author of the book All the Difference (Etruscan Press), a memoir about her journey through scoliosis and spinal fusion surgery.
Her stories and essays have been published widely in literary journals including Shenandoah, The Massachusetts Review, New Ohio Review, The Los Angeles Review, and Confrontation. She is the recipient of New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships in both fiction and literary nonfiction and the Goldenberg Prize for Fiction at Bellevue Literary Review, and has held residency fellowships at Hedgebrook, The Millay Colony for the Arts, and The Blue Mountain Center.
She teaches creative writing at Framingham State University in Massachusetts.
Patricia's website is https://patricialhorvath.com