Pat Davis is an author, poet, and playwright. With Dianna Ortiz, an American nun who was tortured in Gautemala, she co-authored "The Blindfold’s Eyes", an award-winning account of Ortiz’s torture, recovery, and search for justice. Long employed at the Guatemala Human Rights Commission as communications director and later as interim executive director, she has worked as an editor, translator, interpreter, and poet-in-the-schools. She earned an MFA in Creative Writing from American University. Her poems and translations have been published in various literary journals, and in 2010 she produced her first play, “Alternative Methods,” to good reviews in the Capital Fringe and the New York International Fringe festivals. She lives in Virginia with her husband and four-year-old daughter.