Portraits of Poets Series: Julie Ezelle Patton

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Julie Ezelle Patton’s paperpiperhapPen stance think stain planes include Notes for Some (Nominally), Awake (Yoyo Labs, 2010), Riding with Crooked Ink (Belladonna 2013), B’s (Tender Buttons, 2013), and site-specific pieces appear in About Place Journal’s Rust Belt Tales, ((eco(lang)uage(reader)), Critiphoria. She & badassbassist Brad Jones noted words at the Stone this past September. She lives in New York City and directs an artist-housing and land conservation project (Let it Bee) in Cleveland, Ohio which has been honored with a 2012 Doan Brook Association Watershed Hero Award. She is a recipient of a 2010 and 2008 Acadia Arts Foundation grants, and a 2007 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (Poetry).

Photo Gallery:

 

Two videos of Julie reading:

 

Images and videos by Ted Roeder.

Ted Roeder

Ted Roeder is a photographer who does portraits of poets, artists, musicians and performers. He has been documenting the Poetry Project’s New Year’s Day Marathon Reading since 2012.