Patricia Clark is Poet-in-Residence and Professor in the Department of Writing at Grand Valley State University. She is the author of five books of poetry: The Canopy; Sunday Rising; She Walks Into the Sea; My Father on a Bicycle; and North of Wondering. Her poetry has appeared in magazines such as The Atlantic Monthly, Slate, Poetry, Mississippi Review, The Gettysburg Review, New England Review, Pennsylvania Review, North American Review, Seattle Review, and Iowa Woman. She has also co-edited an anthology of contemporary women writers called Worlds in Our Words.
She has also published two chapbooks of poetry: Wreath for the Red Admiral (2016) and Given the Trees (2009).
The Poet Laureate of Grand Rapids, Michigan from 2005-2007, Patricia Clark was invited with two other poets to open the Library of Congress's noon reading series in Washington, D.C. in fall 2005.
Her website is: http://patriciafclark.com