Patrick Cole is an American living in Barcelona. His poetry was published recently in The Offbeat, Arsenic Lobster, The Ekphrastic Review and The Heron Tree. His stories have appeared in the Writing That Risks anthology, Rivet, Cosmonaut Avenue, and The Conium Review. His work has also been published in numerous other literary journals, including Parcel (a Pushcart Prize nominee), High Plains Literary Review (also a Pushcart Prize nominee), Agni online, Nimrod International, 34th Parallel, and turnrow. A one-act play was a finalist in the Knock International Play Competition and was produced in Seattle.