Pat Rathbone

Pat Rathbone is a psychologist who has been both a clinician and a teacher. The germ of the story “Monsters” came from case material she developed for a course in Loss and Trauma at Harvard Divinity School. She began writing fiction 15 years ago, studying in two MFA programs, and has written short stories, a novella, and a novel. Fourth Genre recently published a non-fiction piece, “Peer Support.” She is now working on a second novel—this one about a middle school softball pitcher and her foster family.

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