Patrice Caldwell

Patrice Caldwell is a graduate of Wellesley College and the founder of People ofColor in Publishing—a grassroots organization dedicated to supporting, empowering, and upliftingracially and ethnically marginalized members of the book publishing industry. Born and raised in Texas, Patrice was a children’s book editor before becoming a literary agent. She’s been named toForbes’s “30 Under 30” media list, a Publishers Weekly Star Watch honoree, and featured on Bustle’s inaugural “Lit List” as one of ten women changing the book world. Patrice’s debut novel, Where Shadows Reign—the first in a YA fantasyduology—will be published by Wednesday Books, an imprint of Macmillan. She is also the editor of A Phoenix First Must Burn: Sixteen Stories of Black Girl Magic, Resistance, and Hope.

Visit Patrice online at patricecaldwell.com, Twitter @whimsicallyours, and Instagram @whimsicalaquarian.