is the bestselling author of The Kingkiller Chronicle. His first novel, The Name of the Wind
, won the Quill Award and was a Publishers Weekly
Best Book of the Year. Its sequel, The Wise Man’s Fear
, debuted at #1 on The New York Times
bestseller chart and won the David Gemmell Legend Award. His novels have appeared on NPR’s Top 100 Science Fiction/Fantasy Books list and Locus
’ Best 21st Century Fantasy Novels list. Pat lives in Wisconsin, where he brews mead, builds box forts with his children, and runs Worldbuilders, a book-centered charity that has raised more than six million dollars for Heifer International. He can be found at patrickrothfuss.com and on Twitter at @patrickrothfuss.