art by Violet Vandever
Patricia Abbott is the author of more than 140 short stories, which have appeared in literary journals, crime fiction zines, magazines, and anthologies. Two e-collections can be found online (Monkey Justice and Home Invasion). In 2015 Polis Books published Concrete Angel, which is the story of a dysfunctional mother and daughter in Philadelphia from the 1960s through 1980. SHOT IN DETROIT will be published in June, 2016. She won a Derringer Award for her short story “My Hero” in 2009. She is the senior film critic for Crimespree Magazine and blogs at pattinase.blogspot.com.
Notes as Guest Reader/Editor in Smokelong Quarterly
Notes: Not to Scale