Patricia is a reitred early childhood teacher. She is the editor of Kokako, reviews/interviews editor of Haibun Today, reviewer for Takahe, Atlas Poetica, Metverse Muse and other journals. She recently edited with Australian poets, Beverley George and Amelia Fielden, the tanka anthology, 100 Tanka by 100 Poets. Patricia is also one of the editors, with Dr. Bruce Ross, of the forthcoming haiku anthology, A Vast Sky. She has written many collaborative haibun, tanka sequences and tanka prose with other poets and is currently working with French poet, Giselle Maya, on a book of their collaborations, to be called Shizuka.