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 booking Ann Patchett for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate to the price range to book Ann Patchett, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Ann Patchett. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the Ann Patchett booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Ann Patchett for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Ann Patchett booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Ann Patchett charge for an event. Also, thier speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book Ann Patchett for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Ann Patchett agent 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 the travel costs when researching the Ann Patchett booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. 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.