J. Patrick Redmond

Indiana, United States

Member Since: 05/04/2016


J. Patrick Redmond was born and raised in southern Indiana and recently returned to his home state after sixteen years of living in South Florida and teaching for the Miami-Dade County Public School System.

Patrick holds a BA in English from Florida International University in Miami and an MFA in Creative Writing and Literature from Stony Brook University in Southampton, New York. He is a contributing blogger for The Huffington Post—Queer Voices and his writing has appeared in the NoH8 Campaign blog, The Southampton Review and in the Barnes & Noble Review's Grin & Tonic. He is also the 2012 recipient of the Deborah Hecht Memorial Prize in Fiction.

Some Go Hungry is his first novel and when asked Patrick says, “It’s about God, guns, gays and green beans.”

Additional information is available at jpatrickredmond.com

 

 

 

 

 

Website: www.jpatrickredmond.com

Twitter Username: @jpatrickredmond


Publications

  • Some Go Hungry , Kaylie Jones Books (May 3, 2016)

Awards

  • Deborah Hecht Memorial Prize in Fiction(2012)

Employment

  • English/ Language Arts Teacher at Miami-Dade Public Schools (August 2003 - March 2015)

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in English from Florida International University (August 2003)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Literature from Stony Brook University -- Southampton, NY (December 2012)

Genres of Interest

Fiction