Patrick Coleman writes prose poems, fiction, essays, and other things.
Patrick Coleman's writing has appeared in Hobart, ZYZZYVA, Zócalo Public Square, the Black Warrior Review, and the Utne Reader, among others. His debut collection of poems, Fire Season, won the 2015 Berkshire Prize from Tupelo Press. His first novel, The Churchgoer, will be published by Harper Perennial in July 2019. The Art of Music, an exhibition catalogue on the relationship between visual arts and music that he edited and contributed to, was co-published by Yale University Press and the San Diego Museum of Art. He earned an MFA from Indiana University and a BA from the University of California Irvine. He lives in Ramona, California, with his wife and two daughters, and is Assistant Director of the Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination at UC San Diego.