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Patrice Sarath Collection
- 2008-2021 (Creation)
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Patrice Sarath is an author and editor based in Austin, Texas. Her acclaimed novels include the fantasy duology The Sisters Mederos and Fog Season (Books I and II of the Tales of Port Saint Frey, 2018-2019), the 2008-2012 fantasy series Books of the Gordath (Gordath Wood, Red Gold Bridge, and The Crow God’s Girl) and the romance/Jane Austen pastiche The Unexpected Miss Bennet* (2011).
Sarath is the author of numerous short stories that have appeared in several magazines and anthologies, including Weird Tales, Black Gate, Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, Realms of Fantasy, and many others. Her short story “A Prayer for Captain La Hire” was included in The Year’s Best Fantasy of 2003, compiled by David Hartwell and Katherine Cramer. Her story “Pigs and Feaches,” originally published in Apex Digest, was reprinted in 2013 in Best Tales of the Apocalypse by Permuted Press. Her most recent works of short fiction include the science fiction story "Joe Fledge's Jump" (2021) and Petrichor and Ozone (2022).
Sarath is an avid horsewoman, and her equestrian experience is woven throughout the Gordath series. She is an active member of the Texas science fiction and fantasy literary community as well as the regional con scene. Information about Sarath can be found at her website, at https://www.patricesarath.com/.
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This collection contains materials relating to the literary career of acclaimed fantasy author Patrice Sarath. Materials include manuscripts for several of her novels, including Gordath Wood (2008) and its sequel Red Gold Bridge (2009), and the non-genre novel/Jane Austen pastiche The Unexpected Miss Bennet (2011).
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Copyright is retained by Patrice Sarath, or her heirs, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
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Immediate source of acquisition
Gift, from Patrice Sarath, September 2022.