Patrick Milliken has worked as an editorial assistant for The Lyric Poet Magazine in Essex, Vermont, since 2012. In this position, he has provided assistance to the rest of the editorial staff by prioritizing submissions, proofing upcoming issues for errors, and managing the Vermont magazine’s online home. He has also served in a grant-writing capacity, authoring the nonprofit application for Lyric Literary Arts, Inc. In 2014, Patrick Milliken supplemented his editorial work with a freelance writing position at TheRichest.com.
Mr. Milliken graduated from the University of Vermont in Burlington with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a minor in history. He is an avid reader and writer of both poetry and fiction, and his favorite poets include William Shakespeare and T.S. Eliot, while Kurt Vonnegut and John Steinbeck are two of his favorite fiction writers. He also maintains a number of outdoors interests such as snowboarding and mountain biking.