Read more about Patti here in this awesome All About Ann Arbor Interview!

My heroine is the anti-manic pixie dream girl. Don’t care for romances? Then you’ll probably like my romance book.

By the way, I still love local history! I wrote a local history book, Images of America: Downtown Ann Arbor, that was published by Arcadia Publishers. My second book, A People’s History of the People’s Food Co-op, is available at the co-op. My third history book will be out in the spring.

Ten Random Facts About Me:

  1. I live in the best city on earth–Ann Arbor, Michigan!!! I am on our Public Art Commission, on the advisory board for our Parks & Recreation group, on the board of A2Geeks, volunteer for 826Michigan, and am involved in an improv troupe.
  2. I am an only child.
  3. I am a lifelong fan of the Detroit Lions. I know.
  4. My all-time favorite TV show is Mystery Science Theater:3000
  5. I know Braille.
  6. My favorite colors are blue and yellow, but NOT because of the University of Michigan.
  7. I can sort of play the ukulele, sort of tap dance, sort of English Country dance.
  8. While in junior high, I wrote a lot of poems about nuclear war. They were pretty awful.
  9. I have been a public speaker my whole adult life–debate, moot court, litigation, storytelling. I love it all!
  10. My husband, Ken Anderson, is my greatest supporter.


me and ken