Pat Spencer

Dr. Pat Spencer’s upcoming trilogy, Sticks in a Bundle, is inspired by a friendship she made in Africa. She looks forward to its publication with Scarsdale Publishing, Ltd. She self-published Story of a Stolen Girl. Golden Boxty in the Frypan is scheduled for a 2023 release. Her short story, A Healing Place, won the 2019 Ocean side Literary Festival. Other short stories are published in journals such as the Literary Yard, Scarlet Leaf Review, and Potato Soup Journal and featured in a California Writers Circle anthology. Pat authored a column in the Press-Enterprise newspaper and served as a columnist and contributing editor to Inland Empire Magazine.

Pat has lived in three countries, and seven states. She loves to travel and spent time in South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Spain, France, Croatia, New Zealand, Australia, Italy, Greece, Mexico, the Galapagos, and the Bahamas, as well as Alaska and the Hawaiian Islands and road-tripping across the continental United States several times. She enjoys getting to know people and learning about their culture.

Pat, a retired professor and California community college president, lives in Southern California, is married, and has a son and granddaughter. She speaks to community organizations on human trafficking and writing processes. When not writing, Pat golfs, reads, walks the beach, hangs out with family and friends, or frequents book clubs.

Scarsdale Rising Star

Pat Spencer signed a three book contract for a literary fiction series.