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biographer , journalist , writer

Patricia Morrisroe is an American biographer, journalist, and writer.

Background

Patricia Morrisroe was born in 1951 and grew up in Andover, Massachusetts.

Education

She graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. in English. She received an M.A. in Cinema Studies at NYU.

Career

As a contributing editor at New York magazine, she wrote over fifty features, many of them cover stories. Patricia’s work has also appeared in Vogue, Vanity Fair, the New York Times, Travel & Leisure, the London Sunday Times Magazine and Departures, where she is currently a contributing editor. In 2010 Patricia wrote "Wide Awake: A Memoir of Insomnia".

Achievements

  • She is the author of the book-length publication "Mapplethorpe: A Biography", a biography of Robert Mapplethorpe.

Religion

Her religious beliefs are described as "Raised Catholic".