Patricia Zontelli has a MFA degree in studio arts from the University of Minnesota.

Selected Publications

Acumen, Beloit Poetry Journal, Calyx, Connecticut Poetry Review, Cream City Review, Cumberland Poetry Review, Folio: A Literary Journal, Foolscap, Georgetown Review, Gettysburg Review, Great River Review, Hiram Poetry Review, Iris, Kansas Quarterly, Los Angeles Times Book Review, Magma, Mslexia, North Coast Review, Northern Plains Quarterly, Northfield Review, Nottingham International, 100 Words, Oxfam Ireland Poetry Calendar 2009, Oxford Magazine, Passages North, Permafrost, Piedmont Literary Review, Plainswoman, Rain Dog, Slant, Smiths Knole, Spoon River Poetry Review, Water~Stone Review, Whiskey Island Review, Wisconsin Review, Writing Women and others.

Red Cross Dog and other poems, New Rivers Press. Finalist for the National Poetry Series and Akron Poetry Prize.

Edith Jacobson Begins to Fly and other poems, New Rivers Press. Winner of Minnesota Voices Competition.

Amethyst and Agate: Poems of Lake Superior, Holy Cow! Press, forthcoming.
Classifieds: An Anthology of Prose Poems. Equinox Publishing,
Low Down and Coming On: A Feast of Delicious and Dangerous Poems about Pigs,
Dragonfly Press, Editor James Lenfestey.
Blink Again – editors Colburn, Filkins & Miles, Spout Press.
Did I Tell You? – Children in Need Anthology, Word Aid Press UK.
The Bridport Prize Anthology 2005, Bridport Art Centre, Dorset, UK.
The Essex Poetry Festival Anthology 2004,Essex,UK.
The Talking of Hands, Editors Alexander, Vinz, Truesdale, New Rivers Press.
Inheriting the Land: Contemporary Voices from the Midwest, Editors Tammaro, Vinz, U. of Minnesota Press.

Banfill-Locke Art Center, Fridley, MN,
Victoria Park Library, London UK
Hamline University, St. Paul, MN
Torriano Hall, London UK August
Book Ends Bookstore, Menomonie, WI
Furlong Art Gallery, University of WI-Stout, Menomonie, WI
Chippewa Valley Book Festival, Eau Claire, WI


Award winner, Wisconsin People and Ideas Poetry Competition, 2010 – runner up.

Award winner, Bridport Prize Competition 2010, UK – shortlisted

Awarded Wisconsin Arts Board 2009 Literary Fellowship in Poetry.

Award winner, Oxfam Ireland International Poetry Competition 2008, UK, 1 of 6

Award winner, Yorkshire Poetry Competition 2006, UK – 2nd Prize

Award winner, Nottingham Open Poetry Competition 2006, UK – runner-up.

Award winner, Bridport Prize Competition 2005, UK – runner-up.

Award winner, Essex Poetry Festival 2004, UK – 3rd prize.

Winner, Headlands Poetry Competition, New Rivers Press, Minneapolis.

Awarded Wisconsin Arts Board Travel/Study Grant.

Winner, Dallas Transit National Public Art Competition (Poetry & Visual Art).

Associate at the Atlantic Center for the Arts. A multi-disciplinary residency.

Bush Artist Fellowship, Bush Foundation, St. Paul, MN.

Winner, Minnesota Voices Competition, New Rivers Press, Minneapolis, MN.

Winner, Lake Superior Regional Writers Competition, Duluth, MN.


BS and MFA Studio Art, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

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