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Patricia Lockwood

Patricia Lockwood

Patricia Lockwood was born in a trailer in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and raised in all the worst cities of the Midwest. She is the author of two poetry collections, Balloon Pop Outlaw Black and Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals, and the astounding memoir Priestdaddy. Priestdaddy was chosen 15 times as a book of the year and was widely celebrated: ‘Glorious’ (Sunday Times), ‘Laugh-out-loud funny’ (The Times), ‘Extraordinary’ (Observer), ‘Exceptional’ (Telegraph), ‘Dazzling’ (Guardian). Lockwood’s writing has appeared in the New York Times, the New Yorker, the New Republic and the London Review of Books, where she is a contributing editor.

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