Patricia Averbach

Patricia Averbach, a Cleveland native, is the former director of the Chautauqua Writers Center in Chautauqua, New York. She is the 2013 winner of the London-based Lumen/Camden Poetry Prize. As part of the prize, a poetry chapbook, Missing Persons, will be published late in 2013. Her previous work includes a memoir about her very early career as Anzia Yezierska's sixteen year old literary assistant, and an article about the Jewish community in a virtual world called Second Life. She holds a...See more

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