ConDFW XVI

Patricia Burroughs

Patricia Burroughs, aka Pooks, is an award-winning screenwriter and novelist. She is the only writer in the history of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ Nicholl Fellowships to have two different scripts named as Finalists, and was awarded a Nicholl Fellowship in 2001. As a novelist, she has been a RITA Finalist, and This Crumbling Pageant, Volume One of her current YA fantasy series, The Fury Triad, was awarded the Golden Quill for Best Romantic Fantasy of 2014. She is currently taking a sabbatical from her 25-year creative writing teaching career to complete the trilogy.