Juliet Patterson teaches various courses in creative writing and literature. Her scholarly and creative interests include environmental studies, queer theory and literature, ecopoetics, auto theory and human geography.

Her poetry collections include The Truant Lover (Nightboat Books) and Threnody (Nightboat Books), and the chapbooks Dirge (Albion Books) and Epilogue (Spout Press). Her poems and essays have appeared in numerous magazines including 26, American Letters & Commentary, Arts & Letters, Crazyhorse, Indiana Review, New Orleans Review, Swerve, and Verse. Currently, Juliet is at work on a full-length prose project, Sinkhole: A Natural History of a Suicide, which explores the inheritance and legacy of suicide in one American family and is slated to be published by Milkweed Editions in 2022. She lives in Minneapolis near the west bank of the Mississippi. For more information, visit: www.julietpatterson.com