Patricia Gomes: poetry, fiction, freelancing

Publishing Credits

Publishing Credits
The Octologue
ANTI-HERO, Robert W. Howington
Interview with Beverly Jackson
Interview with Gypsy Pashn
Interview with Michael Paul Ladanyi
Interview with David Surette
Interview with C.E. Laine
Interview with Lewis B. Lehrman
Links Page
Reviews by Gomes

2000 - 2001

October 31, 2000: "Trepidation" wins iVillage's 1st Annual Halloween Fiction Contest.

April '01: "An Uncomfortable Remembrance" wins Honorable Mention in the InterBoard Poetry Competition (IBPC)
hosted by Web del Sol.

May 5 '01: Collection of poems published by HawkWind Creations.

May 20 '01: "Elsie Cardoza" places in IVillage's Poetry Slam.

May 25 '01: "From the Journal of:" wins short story catagory for the SciFi/Fantasy Writers Board at IVillage.

May 25 '01: "The Thorne Documents" wins the prologue catagory for the SciFi/Fantasy Writers Board at IVillage.

July 1 '01: 4 poems published by Retort Magazine (Australia)


August 2 '01: "Hostage" published by Fluid Ink Press in their August update issue.

September '01: Poem - "The Demise of Jonathan Ivers" in Friends of Darkness.

September '01: Poem - "High Tea with Victoria in the Sanatorium" published at Dark Moon Rising.

October '01: Poem - "Holiday Revalation" Promise Magazine, Autumn 2001 issue

November '01: Short Story - "From the Journal of: ..."  (SciFi/Fantasy) published in Dark Moon Rising


January: Essay - Inspired to Write Voice Magazine Issue #40


April: Poem - Definitive Prose Promise Magazine, Spring'02 Issue


May: Poem - Peel-N-Stick Blues published in Writer's Hood


May: Casa de los Muertos wins First Place in the Third Annual iVillage Poetry Slam.


June: Office Politics wins Short Story Category in IVillage's annual SciFi/Fantasy/Horror Contest.  Illegal Aliens takes first place in the Flash Fiction Category.


July: Anthology Magazine, Volume IX, Issue 4  Poem - Per Chance to Dream


July:  Women' Monthly Poetry Contest.  1st place with Writing Indignantly on a Hotel Napkin


September 2002:  Golden Wings - Anthology of World Poetry (Hardcover) Reunion Sold via mail-order from publisher  *Cover/link to the publisher at the bottom of this page.


October 31:  IVillage Poets Workshop 1st Annual Halloween Wrinting Contest -
First Place Winner in the short story category with The Last Written Confession

Second Place in the short story category with Marital Strife. Second Place Winner of the non-rhyming poetry category with Bone Dance


December: Taj Mahal Review (softcover) publishes Death of a Warrior: Tepia's Lament.   Sold via mail-order from the publisher. *Cover/link to the publisher at the bottom of this page.




January:  "Season's End"  - Shadow Keep Magazine

February:  Featured Poet of the Month in "Lil's Experimental Poetry Volume 1, Issue 1

April:  "Star Gazer" in Adagio Verse Quarterly's  Premire Issue 

April:  "Buddhism by the Hour" selected as First Runner-up by the Point of Life Foundation 

April: Boston Poet publishes "First Impression" & "Dependent on the Kindness of Weathermen

May: "Obstructing a Poet" wins First Place in the 4th Annual iVillage Poetry Slam

June: "Atmospheric Pressure"  Taj Mahal Review, Volume 2 *Cover/link to the publisher at the bottom of this page. 

July: "Yielding Fruit" & "Tourism Takes a Holiday" is published in Literary Potpourri,  Issue 2, Volume 7

July: "Office Politics" in House of Pain's Summer Issue Volume 7.

July:  "Honora's Melancholia Takes Form"  published in Dark Dwelling.

August: "Hash Schedules-n-Acid Plans published in EOTU Ezine, Volume 4, Issue #4 

September: "Siddown - I'll Fix You a Sandwich" (essay) in Lil's Experimental Ezine Volume 1, Issue #4

Literary Potpourri Anthology  Volume 2, Anthology III goes on sale.  *Cover/link to the publisher at the bottom of this page.

September: "Illegal Aliens" published in "Other Worlds: Alien Alerts" -  a SciFi anthology by Branch and Vine Publishers*Cover/link to the publisher at the bottom of this page.

September: "The Last Written Confession..." published in the Halloween issue of Sour Grapes

November: Lil's Experimental Ezine, Volume 1, Issue 5 publishes 2 Dada poems.  "Six of Spades" & "Cinco of Spades"

December: Lily -- A Monthly Online Literary Review publishes "The Cause and Effect of Milquetoastitude" from The Dour (and Dismal!) Series in its premier issue.

January: "A Sixty-second Interview with Cathi Hanauer" is published at Lil's Experimental Ezine.  Due to archive issues, click here to read it.

January: "The Octologe: and Introduction" is published in Newswire:


March: Interview with Robert W. Howington in Lil's Experimental Ezine.


March: Interview with Janice Kelley, author of Driving with the Top Down appears in Lily


March/April: Gaea's Cauldron publishes "Day Tripping" (article w/ photos) in their Spring issue. 


March/April:  "A Hint of Mouse" will be featured in the spring issue of The Dark Krypt


Spring: Impetus will publish "another buk joint because I can"  - watch for the link.


Spring:  Patricia reviews Michael Ladanyi's book, Humming Riddles in Naked Seasons for Sun Rising Poetry Press


Spring: "Disposable Chopsticks for a Round-eyed God"   published in Adagio Verse Quarterly.


April: "Oxidant - for Julie" published in Bohemian Rag


Poetry Super Highway:  Featured Poet, April 2004:


Chapbook: "Stroking Castro's Beard and Other Selected Poems"   published by Lit Pot Press: Stroking Castro's Beard


May: Octologue article published in Expressions, the monthly newsletter from Sams Dot Publishing:

May: Patricia reviews Donna Kuhn's chapbook, When Your Eyes Snow published in Adagio Verse Quartely:


May: "The Soloist" takes 2nd place in the iVillage 5th Annual Poetry Slam 2004.

June 15th: "Poet of the Day" on
Poetry Victims

July: Interview with author/editor/actress, Beverly Jackson appears in Lily.

July: Interview with poet & visual artist Donna Kuhn appears in the final issue of Lil's Experimental Ezine.  Click
here to read it.

August: Poetry Repair Shop publishes "the Mad Poet"

September: Unlikely 2.0 publishes two poems from The Dour (and Dismal!) Series

September: Dada poem, "King of Hearts" appears in Adagio Verse Quarterly.


Fall: The Dark Krypt will publish "Where Two are Gathered."


October: Interview with poet & publisher Jeffrey Spahr-Summers appears in Lily - an Online Literary Review.


December: Interview with poet & publisher Michael Paul Ladanyi appears in Lily - an Online Literary Review.




Early 2005: Four poems published by Sun Publishers in the anthology "Cosmic Brownies."  This anthology features the work of Maya Angelou.  Order at:


March: Simple Truths and Coughing Things, co-authored with Michael Paul Ladanyi.  Available at Little Poem Press.


April: An interview with David R. Surette published in Lily - an Online Literary Review.  Volume 2, Issue 5.

April: Poem - Mentoring: This is My Body published in Scorched Earth.

April: Poem - Reunion published in the Bay State Echo, Issue 135


April: Poem - An Assessment (formerly titled Weird) published in the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's Temper Review.


June: Poem - Berto's Folly in the June edition of Scorched Earth.


Spring: Five poems in the Muse Appentice Guild (The MAG)


Summer: Review of Kristi Swadley's Water Pistol Suicide Pose appears in AVQ.  Click here to read it and other reviews. 


Summer: Poem - Disgrace for the Surrealistically Modern Poet published in Blue Fifth Review.


Summer: Poem - Gilt Edged in Animus #15.  Click Sheltering Pines Press for purchase info. In Bangor, Maine, visit Border Books for purchasing.


July:  Poems - By Reason Of ... & Baby's Breath (companion pieces) are published in the newly revamped Scorched Earth along with an interview on Ms. Gomes.


August: Poem - A Lenten Parlor appears in Zygote in My Coffee, Issue #45.

August: Poem - Culpability Behind Dark Circles in Zygote in My Coffee, Issue #46.

September: Behind Closed Doors (short story) wins 3rd place in the vampire contest, Bitten.


September: Poem - When it Seems Like a Good Idea, Remember appears in Mastodon Dentist.


September:  Poem - Christina's Apprehension appears in Zygote in my Coffee.


September:  Inaugural issue of Lorraine and James -- Global Urban Literature publishes "For (insert your name here), I Did Know You." 


Fall:  Artella The Octologue: an Introduction in its Fall/Winter 2005 issue


October:  Poetry - Underground Window publishes a selection of poems

October:  Poem - Hortense Prepares Dinner appears in Wicked Alice.

October: Interview with artist Lew Lehman published in Lily  


December:  Premire issue of The Blueprint - An Assemblage of the Fifth Element will publish 4 poems plus artwork.  A direct link will be added.



February:  Poem - Warm Milk and Habaneras published in Blue Fifth Review's winter issue.

March:  Poem - Alphonse at Rest published in Lily (Volume 3, Issue 4)

March:  Poem - The Rise of King Shaka is published in Tim Book Tu

April:  Poem - Keeping Up Appearances published in Carnelian.


Mid-April:  Poem - The Temptation of St. Damon is published in Artistry of Life.


Early Spring:  2 poems, And, Said the Needle and Blight: The Poet on Hold will appear in the anthology Washing the Color of Water Golden from Sun Rising Poetry Press.

May: Poem - On the Wrong Side of the Bourne Bridge will appear in the print anthology "Cape Cod Writers".


June: Poetry - The White Space of Orphans and poured over ice are published in Underground Window.


July: Poetry Ebook - A Scheduled Departure published by Lily Press.  Link below.


July:  Poetry - By Reason Of and Baby's Breath will be published in Southern Gothic Online.


September:  Poetry - poem included in the upcoming anthology Susan B. and Me.  Purchase info will follow publication.




February:  Poetry - 28 Lines in Soil and Ash will be published in Scorched Earth.


April: Interview - "A Gal's Gotta Do" Betsy Lister a.k.a. Gypsypashn.  Lily - an Online Literary Review.  Due out April 1st.


April:  Poetry - The Classification of Hibiscus, and One Man's Claret will be published in Mannequin Envy.


September: Poetry - "Blueprint" is published in The Bay State Echo.




June 2008: Poetry - Mannequin Envy, 2 poems


August 2008: Poetry - poetryfish publishes 5 poems in its Spring '09 issue


October 2008: Poetry - Bay State Echo


October 2008: Art - Mixed Media, Liar, Liar Pants on Fire (Cover), "Bush's War"


November 2008: Poetry - Poor Mojo's Almanac(k), "Drowning Noemi"




January:  The Mattia Family 12th Annual Poetry Competition (Canada) "Blueprint (for all my Girls)" places in the finals.



 FebruaryThree Rooms Press new print journal Maintenant 7 (DaDa issue) publishesThe Three of Spades  Available from                                                                                     

April:  Make a Poem Noise Here publishesJocelyn in Marble

August:   Unlikely Stories publishesPaladinandDiffused Light Through Wire Mesh

Fall 2013:  Eye Machine Recordings publishesCulpabilityin their electronic journal, Chlorine Gunsmoke.        

Fall 2013: Black Cat Lit will publishMarking TimeandTravel Login their inaugural issue.





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