12 Facts About Ann Patchett


Ann Patchett was born on December 2,1963 and is an American author.

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Ann Patchett was born on December 2,1963 in Los Angeles, California to Frank Patchett and Jeanne Ray .

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Ann Patchett'smother remarried, and when Patchett was six years old the family moved to Nashville, Tennessee.

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Ann Patchett attended St Bernard Academy, a private Catholic school for girls in Nashville, Tennessee run by the Sisters of Mercy.

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Ann Patchett's first published work was in The Paris Review, a story that appeared before she graduated from Sarah Lawrence College.

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Nine years, Ann Patchett worked at Seventeen magazine, where she wrote primarily non-fiction and the magazine published one of every five articles she wrote.

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Ann Patchett has written for numerous publications, including The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, O, The Oprah Magazine, ELLE, GQ, Gourmet, and Vogue.

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Friend of writer Lucy Grealy, Ann Patchett has written a memoir about their relationship, Truth and Beauty: A Friendship.

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Ann Patchett is the editor of the 2006 volume of the anthology series The Best American Short Stories.

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Ann Patchett called the book her "autobiographical first novel, " explaining, “The wonderful thing about publishing this book at 52 is that I know that I am [already] capable of working from a place of deep imagination.

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In 2019, Ann Patchett published her first children's book, Lambslide, and the novel The Dutch House, a finalist for the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

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Ann Patchett'swork has been translated into more than 30 languages.

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