Patricia Wrede

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Birthday
27, 1953
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
27, 1953 (age 66)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Notable for her Lyra, Enchanted Forest Chronicles, Cecelia and Kate, Frontier Magic, and Magic and Malice fantasy fiction series, she is also recognized for her young adult novelizations of Star Wars: Episodes I, II, and III.

Before Fame

After earning her undergraduate degree in Biology from Carleton College, she completed her MBA at the University of Minnesota. Until launching her literary career, she worked as an accountant.

Trivia

In the early 1980s, she became a founding member of a fantasy writers' group called The Scribblies.

Family Life

She was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, and she later settled in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She adopted two cats and spent time with her eight nieces and nephews.

Associated With

Fellow fantasy and children's fiction writer Bruce Coville edited one of the stories in her short fiction collection Book of Enchantments.

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