Kathy Patrick

This author appeared at the 2008 festival. Please view the list of authors appearing at this year's festival or see our suggestions for similar authors below.

Kathy Patrick at the 2008  Texas Book Festival

Patrick is the owner of Beauty and the Book, the only Hair Salon/Bookstore in the country located in historic Jefferson, Texas. She also is founder of The Pulpwood Queens Book Club, which is the largest "meeting and discussing" book club in the world. Kathy Patrick also founded and runs three book festivals in the Arkansas/Louisiana/Texas area including Books Alive, Girlfriend Weekend, and the International Book Club Author Extravaganza. She has appeared on Oprah, Good Morning America, and other national television shows, and she has appeared in national publications such as Newsweek and the Wall Street Journal. Patrick lives just outside of Jefferson, Texas in the piney woods with her husband, Jay, and two teenagers, Helaina and Madeleine.

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