Patricia Horvath's essays and stories have appeared in numerous literary journals, including The Massachusetts Review, The Los Angeles Review, New Ohio Review, Shenandoah, Confrontation, The Laurel Review, 2 Bridges Review, and Cream City Review. She is the recipient of the Bellevue Literary Review's Goldenberg Prize in Fiction for a story that was accorded a Special Mention in the 2013 Pushcart Prize anthology and of a Notable Essay designation in the 2016 edition of Best American Essays. Her memoir All the Difference (Etruscan Press), for which she received fellowships from The New York Foundation for the Arts and the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, explores the connection between disability and self-identity and what happens to one's sense of self when a physical disability ceases to be visible. She teaches at Framingham State University, Massachusetts and is an editor at The Massachusetts Review.