Patrick Ness

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Birthday
17, 1971
Birthplace
Virginia
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
17, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
Virginia

About

Author of young adult fiction who is best known for his Chaos Walking trilogy. His other popular work, A Monster Calls, deals with a boy's attempts to cope with his mother's cancer.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in English and later taught at Oxford University.

Trivia

He earned consecutive Carnegie Medals for Monsters of Men and A Monster Calls.

Family Life

He was born to a military family at the Fort Belvoir army base in northern Virginia. He later settled in London, England; he became a British citizen in 2005. He married his long-term partner in August 2013 after more than six years of dating.

Associated With

He won his first Carnegie Medal a year after Neil Gaiman received the award in 2010.