Patricia Killelea

Assistant Professor

Patricia Killelea is a writer and poetry filmmaker living in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Her poetry films have been officially selected and screened at Det Poetiske Fonoteque: Nature & Culture Poetry Film Festival, the Ó'Béal International Poetry-Film Competition, a Finalist for the Frame to Frames Ekphrastic Poetry Film Prize and Official Selection for the FOTOGENIA Film Poetry & Divergent Narratives Festival. Her other poetry films have received Honorable Mention at the Midwest Video Poetry Fest and were longlisted for the Rabbit Heart Poetry Film Festival. Patricia's poetry films and essays on videopoetry craft have been featured at FENCE, Poetry Film Live, Atticus Review, and Moving Poems. Her most recent poetry collection, Counterglow, was published by Urban Farmhouse Press (2019), and her poems have appeared in literary journals cream city review, Seneca Review, Quarterly West, The Common, Trampoline, Barzakh, Waxwing and elsewhere. She was Poetry Editor at Passages North from 2015-2022 and recently became a Poetry Editor at FENCE. She is an Associate Professor of English at Northern Michigan University.

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