Patrice Boyer Claeys graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Manchester, U.K., and completed a Certificate in Poetry from the Writer’s Studio of the University of Chicago. Her first collection, Lovely Daughter of the Shattering, was published by Kelsay Books in 2019. Forthcoming work: Literary Mama, Pirene’s Fountain and Aeolian Harp Anthology 5. Her second collection, The Machinery of Grace, is due from Kelsay Books in 2020. She was twice nominated for Best of the Net. Find her at www.patriceboyerclaeys.com.