Award Winning Author Patricia A. Saunders was born and raised in Connecticut before relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area thirty years ago. After the passing of her mother in 2006,who had Alzheimer’s, Patricia decided if she inherited the ugly disease her words would be her legacy. Pursuing her dream of continuing her education, she received her Master’s in Management from the University of Phoenix in 2011. In 2012, she let the words flow to the pages and released her first book. Her mantra “Letting the words flow until the pen stops” began. Now releasing her seventh book. Her mantra “ Letting the words flow until the pen stops” began.
Her work has been featured on a Coast to Coast Book Tour at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, Toronto Word On The Street, Sacramento Black Book Fair, Tucson Book Festival, Miami International Festival of Books, AARP Life@50+ Spring Convention, and The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Convention. Also, she appeared in In the Company of a Poet, Women Owned Business Club Magazine, Alysha Live! Radio Show and Coach Deb Bailey's Secret of Success Talk Radio. She performs locally at spoken word events and Capital Jazz SuperCruise Open Mic with Grammy Award Winner Eric Roberson.
She is a monthly blogger of “Blessed & Curvy,” which covers today’s hot topics.
She is a certified Motivational Speaker who focuses on women’s issues, women empowerment, and grief.
She released her first self-published book, Through the Fire (March 2012), which covered emotions from situations, circumstances, and life lessons that have influenced her over her lifetime. On a mission to complete a book a year in the case she inherits the ugly disease she released her second book Loving Me (2013), and her third, Let It Rain (2014) which is also self-published and covers various topics from love, grief, self-image, self-esteem, bullying, and discovery of self-love. Her fourth book (2016), This Too Shall Pass, was released by AuthorHouse Publishing, and readers have given it a five-star rating. There is Sunshine After The Rain (2018), a memoir, and Four Seasons Of Love (2020). Saunders's seventh book, " Saying Goodbye," is a memoir dedicated to her late sister.
Saunders is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She enjoys traveling, spending time with family, and wine tasting in her spare time.