Patricia Grace King
Patricia Grace King was born in Charlottesville in Virginia, USA. She holds a master of fine arts from Warren Wilson College and a PhD in English from Emory University. An author, educator and cancer survivor, in the early 1990s she worked in Guatemala with the non-governmental organisation Witness for Peace, which aims to change United States policies and corporate practices that affect Latin America. She later directed a language school and cross-cultural-experience programme, CASAS, in Guatemala City. Her novella, Day of All Saints, reflects upon stories of refugees from Guatemala's civil war and won the 2017 Miami University Novella Prize.