Patrick Rothfuss

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Birthday
6, 1973
Birthplace
Madison, WI
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
6, 1973 (age 46)
Birthplace
Madison, WI

About

Known for his Kingkiller Chronicle series of fantasy novels, he earned the distinction of being a New York Times bestselling author. His other fiction works include The Slow Regard of Silent Things and The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle.

Before Fame

His nearly decade-long college career ended in 1999, when he graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point with a bachelor's degree in English. He went on to earn a master's degree from Washington State University.

Trivia

He created The Story Board, a fantasy podcast, in 2012.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Wisconsin, where he later settled with his two children and his partner Sarah.

Associated With

He and Arizona-born writer Diana Gabaldon (known best for her Outlander series) were both recipients of the prestigious Quill Award.