Patrick Rothfuss was born in Madison, Wisconsin, and received his B.S. in English from the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point in 1999 after spending nine years as an undergraduate exploring various majors such as Chemical Engineering, Clinical Psychology, and others. He contributed to The Pointer, the campus paper and produced a widely circulated parodic warning about the Goodtimes Virus.
How Old Holly Came To Be - A short, fantasy story told from an unusual character of the Kingkiller world. (July 2013, Grim Oak Press), Unfettered, Edited by Shawn Speakman ISBN 9780984713639
The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle Part II: The Dark of Deep Below (October/November 2013, In Progress, Subterranean Press)
The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle Part I: The Thing Beneath the Bed (July 2010, Subterranean Press)
"The Road to Levinshir" An excerpt from his then-unpublished Kingkiller Chronicle novel The Wise Man's Fear (July 2008, Subterranean Press), Subterranean: Tales of Dark Fantasy Also published in EPIC: Legends of Fantasy Anthology, Edited by John Joseph Adams ISBN 9781616960841
Your College Survival Guide (2005, Cornerstone Press)
^"Legend/AntiLegend: Humor as an Integral Part of the Contemporary Legend Process", in Rumor Mills: The Social Impact of Rumor and Legend, ed. Gary Alan Fine, Veronique Campion-Vincent, and Chip Heath, pp. 131-33. New York: Aldine de Gruyter. ISBN 0-202-30747-0
^Rothfuss, Patrick (2007). "Bio". Patrick Rothfuss official website. Retrieved September 1, 2008.