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Patricia A. Bridewell’s mother handed her a book in early childhood, and her immersion into the lives of fictional characters led to a passion for reading. After journaling for a year, those notes transitioned to her first novel Reflections of a Quiet Storm published in 2009. Several years later, she and co-author Faatima Johnson wrote A Generation of Curses. The book has received positive reviews and won the 2013 Readers Favorite International Book Award in Christian Fiction, the 2014 International Book Award in African-American Fiction. The book also made the Amazon.com Best Seller list. Her short stories have appeared in multiple anthologies including the best selling anthology "Single Mama Dating Drama," published by Brown Girls Books. Patricia's next novel, Two Steps Past the Altar, will be released in summer 2018.
Patricia holds an Associate of Science in Nursing from Los Angeles Southwest College, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Holy Names University, and a Master of Science in Nursing from Mount St. Mary’s University – Los Angeles. She is also a certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Patricia will finish a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Program in 2018. She is currently working as a Family Nurse Practitioner and holds Adjunct Nursing Professor positions at National University and Mount Saint Mary's University. She is a member of International Black Writers and Artists – Los Angeles, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing – NuXi Chapter, Council of Black of Nurses, Black Nurses Rock, California Association of Nurse Practitioners. Her church home is Greater Zion Church Family in Los Angeles, CA. She is a mother and grandmother. Above all, she loves the Lord.