Patricia Cumbie
she/her
Minneapolis, MN
Patricia Cumbie is the author of a memoir The Shape of a Hundred Hips and a young adult novel Where People Like Us Live.
Biography

Patricia Cumbie is the author of two books, the memoir The Shape of a Hundred Hips, and the young adult novel Where People Like Us Live.  Her writing has been supported by The Loft Literary Center’s Fiction Mentor Series, a SASE/Jerome Fellowship, a Loft Career Initiative Grant, and a Minnesota State Arts Board fellowship.  She also received the Carol Bly Award for Nonfiction from Bemidji State University.  Patricia is proud to be a volunteer speaker for the Rape, Incest and Abuse National Network (RAINN).