Patricia Gomes: poetry, fiction, freelancing

Publishing Credits
The Octologue
ANTI-HERO, Robert W. Howington
Interview with Beverly Jackson
Interview with Gypsy Pashn
Interview with Michael Paul Ladanyi
Interview with David Surette
Interview with C.E. Laine
Interview with Lewis B. Lehrman
Links Page
Reviews by Gomes


The Author's Bio:

Creator of the Octologue, an 8-line syllabic form of poetry, award winning poet/author Patricia Gomes has been published in countless literary journals and anthologies, both in print and electronically. She is the author of four chapbooks and performs her work extensively throughout the New England area in addition to running poetry workshops and hosting poetry venues in and around the greater New Bedford area.

The former editor of Adagio Verse Quarterly, she earned a 2007 Pushcart nomination for her poem, One Man’s Claret.  Ms. Gomes won the Sandstar Poetry Award in 2008 for her poem, The Soloist.   In 2010, Ms. Gomes won first place in the Dave L. Osgood Poetry Competition, and Scratch Magazine’s Poetry Contest, as well as first place in Massachusetts Main Street Café’s “Scariest” Poem contest (2010 & 2011).  In addition to the United States, Ms. Gomes’ work has been published in the UK, Australia, Canada, and India.

Ms. Gomes artwork was chosen for the cover of the 2010 edition of Fourth of July Poetryworks, sponsored by The Bridgewater Arts and Music Festival.  Her art has also been featured in Pants on Fire, an electronic political magazine, as well as the metaphysical journal, The Fifth Element.

Formerly the on-line poetry moderator of iVillage’s ( Poets Workshop, a division of NBC, she is a co-founder of the GNB Writers’ Block workshop in New Bedford, MA, an active member of the Bartleby Scrivener Poetry Group in Dartmouth, MA, the Massachusetts State Poetry Society, and New England Horror Writers.  Ms. Gomes is also an active member of ArtWorks, and is the Treasurer of Gallery X in New Bedford.


Upcoming Events / Where to find her:

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Voices of Poetry: Off the Shelf

Brewster Ladies' Library
1822 Main St
Brewster, MA
1:00 PM - ?

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Blanding Library - Poetry Slam!
124 Bay State Rd
Rehoboth, MA
6:00 - 9:00 PM

Monday, March 9, 2015
Adult Learning Center
181 Hillman St.  Bldg. 2
New Bedford, MA 02740
11:00 AM

Friday, August 22, 2014
Grape Jam: Poetry Night at Running Brook Vineyard
335 Old Fall River Road
North Dartmouth, MA
Featured Poet, taking the stage at 8:00 PM
There will be an open mic at 7:30 PM
Hosted by Robert Barboza & the Dartmouth Arts Project.

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Portuguese American Journal article, written by Shana Silva, features area writers (including Patricia Gomes) who have read and workshopped with the students of Our Sisters School:

The article appeared June 24, 2013

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