Patricia has published law review articles on tax issues in the Texas Law Review , the Florida Law Review , and the North Carolina Law Review .
In 1997, her article, "Stories in Fiction and in Fact: Susan Glaspell's A Jury of Her Peers and the 1901 Murder Trial of Margaret Hossack," appeared in the Stanford Law Review . She is also the author of "Foreshadowing A Jury of Her Peers : Susan Glaspell's The Plea and the case of John Wesley Elkins," which was published in 2006 in Susan Glaspell: New Directions in Critical Inquiry (Cambridge Scholars Press) .
Patricia is a longtime fan of the St. Louis Cardinals. Her interests in baseball and tax law led to her presentation in June 2007 at the Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture: "Baseball and the Internal Revenue Code: Taxing the Fan Who Catches the Ball."
THOMAS WOLF is also an avid baseball fan. He was born in Bloomington, Indiana, and grew up in Granville, Ohio. After graduating from Knox College in 1969, he served as a VISTA volunteer on Long Island. He earned an MFA in Fiction Writing from the Iowa Writers' Workshop in 1975. From 1976-1985, he taught writing and literature courses at Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Illinois. For more than ten years, he worked for Measurement, Inc., in Durham, North Carolina, where he trained readers to score various writing assessments, including the writing sample portion of the MCAT exam.
Tom writes both fiction and nonfiction. A short story, "Distance," was recently selected as the winner of the 2007 Doris Betts Fiction Prize and will be published in the North Carolina Literary Review in 2008. His essay, "The Warden Takes a Murderer to the World Series: A Tale of Depression-era Compassion," appeared in The Cooperstown Symposium on Baseball and American Culture, 2005-2006 . This article is based on research for a book he is writing about the 1932 baseball season.