Patrick Rothfuss, Net worth, Favorite, Works, The doors of stone

Patrick Rothfuss

Patrick James Rothfuss is an American author.

He is best known for his unfinished trilogy The Kingkiller Chronicle, which has won him several awards, including the 2007 Quill Award for his debut novel, The Name of the Wind.

Its sequel, The Wise Man’s Fear, topped The New York Times Best Seller list.

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Patrick Rothfuss Date of Birth

The award-winning author was born on June 6, 1973.

Patrick Rothfuss Net Worth

Patrick’s net worth is $4 million.

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Patrick studied chemical engineering at the university but graduated as an English major after spending nine years in the university. He wrote in the university newspaper throughout his time in college.

He went to grad school and began working on his book The Name of the Wind while teaching half-time at Stevens Point, where he won numerous honors for his remarkable work. Later on, he stopped teaching and concentrated on writing.


Rothfuss has two sons with his wife, Sarah Rothfuss.

Where does Patrick currently live?

He currently lives in Wisconsin

Favorite food/snacks

Patrick celebrated with Chinese food after his first novel made it to the New York Times saying, ‘‘That’s just how I roll.’’

He loves to eat ice-creams with his sons when he is not writing.

The doors of stone

Patrick is currently working on the third installment in the series, titled The Doors of Stone, for which a publication date has yet to be set.

He has published a short story and two novellas set in the same world since the publication of The Wise Man’s Fear: “How Old Holly Came to Be,” The Lightning Tree, and The Slow Regard of Silent Things.

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  • “The Road to Levinshir” in Subterranean: Tales of Dark Fantasy (July 2008, Subterranean Press), also published in Epic: Legends of Fantasy Anthology (January 2012, Tachyon Publications), edited by John Joseph Adams, was an early draft of a chapter that would appear in The Wise Man’s Fear
  • The Name of the Wind (April 2007, DAW), the first Kingkiller Chronicle entry
  • The Wise Man’s Fear (March 2011, DAW), the second Kingkiller Chronicle entry
  • “How Old Holly Came to Be” in Unfettered (July 2013, Grim Oak Press), edited by Shawn Speakman, a spin-off short story
  • The Lightning Tree in Rogues (June 2014, Bantam), edited by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, a spin-off novella
  • The Slow Regard of Silent Things (October 2014, DAW), a spin-off novella illustrated by Nate Taylor
  • The Doors of Stone (In Progress, DAW), the third Kingkiller Chronicle entry
  • Rothfuss cooperated on several derived works based off The Kingkiller Chronicle


  • Your College Survival Guide (January 2005, Cornerstone Press)
  • The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle: The Thing Beneath the Bed (July 2010, Subterranean Press)
  • The Adventures of the Princess and Mr. Whiffle: The Dark of Deep Below (November 2013, Subterranean Press)
  • A five-page backup comic for Rat Queens #2, illustrated by frequent collaborator Nate Taylor.
  • As part of the Torment: Tides of Numenera Kickstarter, Rothfuss wrote a 12-page digital comic for the game entitled “So Long as You Can See the Moon,” which was illustrated by Taylor
  • Rothfuss wrote the introduction to The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins.
  • In April 2018, it was announced that Rothfuss would be co-writing Rick and Morty vs. Dungeons and Dragons with Jim Zub, illustrated by Troy Little.

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