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About the Artist

The work of writer/poet Patty Kinney (Olympia) has been published by The Sun, hipMama, occupy poetry.org, Mamaphonic, Lifeboat and other journals and anthologies. New work will soon appear in Crab Creek Review, Cascadia Review and the Farfield. Kinney is a US Army Veteran and the mother of six sons. She holds an MFA from Antioch University Los Angeles. Her chapbook, How To Talk To Your Schizophrenic Child is looking for a good home. Kinney leads the group, OlyWriters, while she works on a full-length collection of poems. Kinney lives her titles as well as her words and believes everyone has a story to tell that connects with a bigger world.

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