Casey Patrick is a writer, editor, and teaching artist, who's currently at work on her first manuscript. Poems from the manuscript-in-progress have been published in Pleiades, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Passages North, The Adroit Journal, and others. She earned an MFA from Eastern Washington University and was recently awarded the James Merrill Fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center. Other awards include residencies from Hub City Writers Project and Tofte Lake Center. For the last five years, she's taught creative writing classes in a variety of settings, and she regularly teaches in-person and online classes with The Loft Literary Center. In addition to teaching and writing, Casey is a freelance copy editor and proofreader. She lives in Minneapolis and tweets regularly @everythingfitz.