About the Author
Patricia Lee Sharpe has a doctorate in literature, but rejected the academic life for journalism and diplomacy. She has published three previous collections of poetry: "A Partial Rainbow Makes No Sense," "Coming and Going Love" and "Baraka: The Indus Valley Poems." Sharpe also served as the principal translator for the collection "Four Walls and a Black Veil" by Pakistani poet Fahmida Riaz. She has also published several chapbooks and two collections of short fiction, "Bar Beach Diary" and "driving under the Influence."