Ann Patchett

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Birthday
2, 1963
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
2, 1963 (age 54)
Birthplace
Los Angeles, CA

About

An American fiction writer, she is best known for her 2001 novel, Bel Canto, which tells the story of a group of high-ranking executives who are held hostage by terrorists. Her other works include The Patron Saint of Liars (1992) and Run (2007).

Before Fame

She attended the famous Iowa Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa. She published her first novel, The Patron Saint of Liars, in 1992.

Trivia

She worked at Seventeen magazine for nine years.

Family Life

She was born in Los Angeles, California, and she was raised primarily in Nashville, Tennessee. Her mother, Jeanne Ray, was also a novelist.

Associated With

She published a story in Oprah Winfrey's magazine, O.