Patricia Ace’s pamphlet First Blood was published by HappenStance Press in 2006. She has a Masters, with distinction, from Glasgow University’s Creative Writing programme. Recent poems have appeared in The Shop, The Rialto, Gutter, Poetry News and The North. She has been placed and won prizes in many national poetry competitions including those run by Mslexia and Aesthetica magazines. Her poem ‘Papa Joe’ won the Plough Poetry Prize in 2010 and her portrait was featured in photographer Chris Park’s exhibition, Dualism: Portraits & Poems in 2011. Her first full collection, Fabulous Beast, was published by Freight Books in March 2013.
Patricia lives in Crieff with her partner and daughter where she teaches yoga in schools and the community.