Patrick Rothfuss was born on 6th of June 1973 in Madison, Wisconsin. He studied at the Winsconsin University for nine years, approaching different subjects as major (from chemistry to psichology), graduating with a major on English literature, and writinf for the university magazine meanwhile. He followed with a MA at Washington University, returning afterwards to teach at Winsconsin University.
His academic experience helped him in writing, the university life being a major set in his books.
- The Name of the Wind - 2007
- The Wise Man's Fear - 2011