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Patricia C Wrede

(Patricia Collins Wrede)
USA flag (b.1953)

Patricia Collins Wrede is an American fantasy writer, born in Chicago, Illinois; she is the eldest of five children. She finished her first book in 1978, working as an accountant and financial analyst in the meantime. In 1980 she was a founding member of The Scribblies who also included Pamela Dean, Emma Bull, Will Shetterly, Steven Brust, and Nate Bucklin. She is a vegetarian and lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her three cats. She has no children of her own, but has four nieces and four nephews.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Science Fiction, Fantasy
Series contributed to
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Patricia C Wrede
Short stories
The Improper Princess (1987)
The Princess, the Cat, and the Unicorn (1988)
The Sword-Seller (1990)
Cruel Sisters (1996)

Patricia C Wrede recommends
The Winter King (1986)
(Sabazel, book 2)
Lillian Stewart Carl
"A remarkably fine and thoroughly engrossing book!"
How to Fracture a Fairy Tale (2018)
Jane Yolen
"This collection is Jane Yolen at her best. This is magic."

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