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Patricia Collins Wrede (born March 27, 1953) is an American fantasy writer from Chicago, Illinois; she is the eldest of five children.
Total Books: 148
She graduated from Carleton College in 1974 with a BA in Biology, married James Wrede in 1976 (they divorced in 1991), and obtained an MBA from University of Minnesota in 1977.She finished her first book in 1978, working as an accountant and financial analyst in the meantime.She was a founding member of The Scribblies, along with Pamela Dean, Emma Bull, Will Shetterly, Steven Brust, Nate Bucklin, in January 1980, "to which [she]belonged for five extremely productive years."She sold her first book to Ace in April 1980 and it was published in 1982.In the fall of 1980, she met Lillian Stewart Carl who introduced her to Lois McMaster Bujold.In 1985, shortly before her fifth book was published, she became a full-time writer.She is a member of the Liavek shared-world anthology.
She is a vegetarian and lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her two cats.She has no children of her own, but has four nieces and four nephews (three in Alabama, three in Illinois, and two in Maine).
In 2009, she donated her archive to the department of Rare Books and Special Collections at Northern Illinois University.