The Writing Life
Pittman has been publishing stories
and poetry for many years in such regarded
publications as FIRST for Women, Woman’s World,
Grit, Grab-a-Nickel, Mountain Voices,
Weeping with Those Who Weep, Wild Sweet
Notes II, Best of West Virginia Writers
Literary Magazine, among others.
Her non-fiction has appeared in Guideposts,
Cup of Comfort, Ideals, Country Woman
and others. She has won numerous awards from
Digest, West Virginia Writers, Midwest
Writers, and Alabama
Writers Conclave, and received a
2007 Fellowship in Literature from the West
Virginia Commission on the Arts.
Kin and Other Strangers,
Patsy’s collection of short stories, was
a finalist in both the Indie Book Awards
and the prestigious National Book
Awards. Her second
Change, was released in
the fall of 2010.