Patricia Mulcahy formed the editorial consulting service Brooklyn Books (www.brooklynbooks.com) after over twenty years in book publishing. She started as a temp at Farrar Straus and Giroux and left as Editor in Chief at Doubleday. Her authors included bestselling crime writers James Lee Burke and Michael Connelly.
She is the co-author of It Is Well with My Soul: The Extraordinary Life of a 106-Year–Old Woman, by Ella Mae Cheeks Johnson (Penguin, 2010) and Making Masterpiece: 25 Years Behind the Scenes at Masterpiece Theatre and Mystery! on PBS by Rebecca Eaton (Viking 2013). She was “book doctor” for the bestselling The Good Neighbor: The Life and Work of Fred Rogers by Maxwell King (Abrams Press, 2018).
Her writing has appeared in Publisher’s Weekly, The Rumpus, McSweeney’s, Dorothy Parker’s Ashes and in the anthology Brooklyn Noir 3 (Akashic Books).
She is a member of the editorial collective 5E (www.5eeditors.com) and a graduate of Wesleyan University. She lives in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York.