Pattie McCarthy is the author of bk of (h)rs, which was published in 2002 by Apogee Press. She is also the author of the chapbooks Octaves (ixnay press, 1998) and Choragus (Potes & Poets Press, 1998). alibi (that is : elsewhere) is from the work-in-progress Unco Lair & History. She co-founded BeautifulSwimmer Press with Kevin Varrone. Currently, she teaches at Towson University in Baltimore.