blackbird spring 2002 vol.1 no. 1



Patricia Wagner is a registered nurse and, for the last five years, has worked for the Richmond AIDS Consortium, where she enrolls and follows patients in NIH-sponsored trials looking at improving long-term treatment options for patients infected with HIV and works to make sure that all patients, especially women and minorities, have access to clinical research opportunities. She holds degrees from the College of William and Mary and Virginia Commonwealth University. "My Things" is her first published fiction.