Articles by Patricia Lockwood
About Patricia Lockwood
Patricia Lockwood is an American poet and comedian. She has published two books of poetry and is notable for her trans-genre poetics, including her series of Twitter "sexts" and the prose poem "Rape Joke." Lockwood was born in a trailer in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Her father, a Naval seaman serving on a nuclear submarine in the Cold War, had a conversion experience after watching The Exorcist and became a married Catholic priest.