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Brenda Joyce Patterson
Fall 2018 Session
Brenda Joyce Patterson is a poet, writer, librarian, and lover of short writing forms. She writes a column, Writing Small, for DIYMFA.com extolling poetry and short stories, literature's mild-mannered superheroes. Her poetry and flash fiction have been published in Vayavya, Gravel, and Melancholy Hyperbole. Along with works by Maya Angelou, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Alice Walker, her travel essay, “The Kindness of Strangers,” appeared in Go Girl: The Black Woman's Guide to Travel and Adventure.
Brenda Joyce Patterson worked with the poet Callista Buchen.