pfrancisco01@hamline.edu
762 Francisco

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Patricia Francisco
651 523-2047
1500 Englewood, CWP 7
Hamline University MS-A1730
1536 Hewitt Ave
St Paul, MN 55104

Patricia Francisco

Professor of Practice

Contact Info

Patricia Francisco
651 523-2047
1500 Englewood, CWP 7
Hamline University MS-A1730
1536 Hewitt Ave
St Paul, MN 55104

Biography

Patricia Weaver Francisco is the author of TELLING: A Memoir of Rape and Recovery (HarperCollins, 1999), for which she was awarded a Minnesota Book Award, a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, and a Loft-McKnight Award of Distinction. Francisco's published work also includes a novel (Cold Feet, Simon & Schuster, 1988), essays (Village Without Mirrors, Milkweed Editions, 1989), and a play (Lunacy, Dramatic Publishing Company, 1983). She has been awarded two Bush Foundation fellowships and grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board in both fiction and the essay.

Francisco has taught fiction, nonfiction, and courses on the creative process at Hamline University since 1988, and has thrice been named Outstanding Faculty. She conducts private classes in both creative and professional writing, and she has offered courses through the University of Minnesota, the Loft Literary Center, and the Split Rock Arts Program. Since the publication of TELLING she has been active in speaking to colleges and service providers on the subject of sexual violence and the memoir of crisis.

Publications

TELLING: A Memoir of Rape and Recovery
HarperCollins

Cold Feet
Simon & Schuster

Village Without Mirrors
Milkweed Editions

Lunacy
Dramatic Publishing Company




Faculty Accomplishments