Photo by Eric Korenman www.korenman.com

Photo by Eric Korenman www.korenman.com

Patty Crane’s award-winning poetry has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Bellevue Literary Review, The Massachusetts Review, and West Branch. Her book, Bell I Wake To, won the 2018 Zone 3 Press First Book Award in Poetry and will be released in the fall of 2019. Her book-length poem, something flown, winner of the 2017 Concrete Wolf Chapbook Award Series, was released in October 2018. Her translations of Swedish poet and Nobel laureate Tomas Tranströmer have appeared in American Poetry Review, Blackbird, PEN Poetry Series, Poetry Daily, and The New York Times, among others. Bright Scythe, a bilingual volume of her translations, was published by Sarabande Press in 2015. Awards include a MacDowell fellowship, Stanford Calderwood fellow, and Atlanta Review International Prize. She lives in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts.