A marketing and public relations professional, Patty is a former Director of Media Relations for The New York Times and veteran publicist for the publishing houses of W.W. Norton, Taunton Press and Basic Books. Her campaigns have included the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times series “How Race is Lived in America,” Michael Lewis’s The New New Thing, Patrick O’Brian’s Aubrey/Maturin’s series, Brian Greene’s The Elegant Universe, Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs and Steel, and Andre Dubus III’s House of Sand and Fog.

Patty is a certified yoga teacher (trained at the Integral Yoga Upper West Side in New York City), Thai Yoga Bodyworker, and Reiki practitioner.

Patty lives in a village north of New York City with her husband and two daughters.