Patry Francis is
the author of The Liar’s Diary and
the blog Toil, Solitude, Prayer: Writing as a Practice. Her poetry and short stories have appeared in the Tampa Review, Antioch Review, Colorado
Review, Ontario Review, and American
Poetry Review, among other publications. She is a three-time nominee for
the Pushcart Prize and has twice been the recipient of the Massachusetts
Cultural Council Grant. She lives in Massachusetts.