Patrick Ness was born on an army base called Fort Belvoir, near Alexandria, Virginia, in the United States where his father was a drill sergeant in the US Army. Patrick’s family soon moved to Hawaii, where he lived until I was almost six and he later lived in Washington and Los Angeles.
After studying English Literature at the University of Southern California, Patrick got a job as a corporate writer at a cable company in Los Angeles, writing manuals and speeches and once even an advertisement for the Gilroy, California Garlic Festival. His writing career started with the publication of his first story in Genre magazine in 1997. Since then, Patrick moved to London and has had two adult books published and also taught creative writing at Oxford.
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Because my April/May TBR was such a success, I thought I'd give it another go! Admittedly this time I will have more free time to read seeing as how after the 13th of June, it is my official hols!! I'm so excited already which is a little bit problematic considering I...Read more
My wonderful experiences at the Sydney Writer's Festival's 'All Day YA' panels.Read more