Patricia Bjorklund (2011)
Patricia Bjorklund is from southern Connecticut; she has an MFA from the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. “U.S. and Them, 1972,” which appears in TMR 34.1, is the title chapter of her memoir about growing up in an environment where well-intentioned people measured the time until Apocalypse by their watches. She teaches writing and literature at Southeastern Community College in Whiteville and lives in Wilmington, North Carolina.