Author Ann Patchetts first novel, The Patron Saint of Liar, was named a New York Times Notable Book. Her second book, Taft, was awarded the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for the best work of fiction. Her third novel, The Magician's Assistant, was short-listed for England's Orange Prize and earned her a Guggenheim Fellowship. Next, Bel Canto, won both the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Patchett published Truth & Beauty, a memoir of her friendship with the writer Lucy Grealy and it was named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Chicago Tribune, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Entertainment Weekly. She has since written six additional nonfiction books. Her newest novel, set in the Amazon jungle, State of Wonder earned her a Wellcome Trust Book Prize..
How to hire Ann Patchett for an event
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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Ann Patchett.
Ann Patchett's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of an offer.
CTI can give you exact pricing once we submit your event details to Ann Patchett. How much Ann Patchett does cost to do an event depends on many variables and the fees we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with booking. Popularity, career stage, and current demand can cause an increase or decrease in pricing. The final fee may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for Ann Patchett to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability for Ann Patchett to work a gig for anything substantially less than the published price range. We will negotiate with Ann Patchett on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Ann Patchett, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider Ann Patchett's travel costs, as they may require an entourage of staff and equipment. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Ann Patchett, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.