•  CWP Juliet Patterson

    Juliet Patterson


    Juliet Patterson
    is the author of The Truant Lover (Nightboat Books) and Threnody (forthcoming from Jackleg Press). Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous magazines including 26, American Letters & Commentary, Arts & Letters, Crazyhorse, Indiana Review, Knockout, New Orleans Review, Pebble Lake Review, Redivider, Swerve, Water~Stone Review, and Verse. Her recent awards are a 2012 Minnesota Emerging Writer's Grant, a 2011 Arts & Letters Susan Atefat Prize in Non-Fiction, the 2010 Lynda Hull Memorial Poetry Prize, as well as fellowships from the Minnesota State Arts Board and the Minneapolis-based Institute for Community and Cultural Development.

    Patterson edits poetry for Konundrum Engine Literary Review, and in addition to her work at Hamline University, teaches at Saint Catherine University, The Loft Literary Center, and works as a grant writer specializing in renewable energy projects. As a community activist and teaching artist, she has worked with the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis institute of Arts, Whittier International School, United Cambodian Association of Minnesota, Minnesota Advocates for Human Rights, and Pathways Health Crisis Resource Center. An active reader, Patterson has read her work in numerous venues across the country. She lives in Minneapolis with her partner and son near the west bank of the Mississippi and the Great River Road that stretches from Canada to the Gulf.   

  • Accomplishments


    Threnody (forthcoming)
    Jackleg Press

    The Truant Lover
    Nightboat Books