Currently in her second-term as Poet Laureate of New Bedford, Massachusetts, author and playwright Patricia Gomes is the former
editor of Adagio Verse Quarterly, and has been published in numerous literary journals and anthologies. A 2018 and 2008 Pushcart
Prize nominee, and twicenominated for a Rhysling Science Fiction award, Gomes is the author of four chapbooks. Ms. Gomes recent
publications include Tidings, Star*Line, Muddy River Review, Rituals, and Apex and Abyss. Ms. Gomes is the co-founder of the
GNB Writers Block as well a member of the SciFi Poetry Association, New England Horror Writers, the Horror Writers Association,
and Massachusetts Poetry Society.