Edith Pattou is an American writer of fantasy fiction, including the novel East, an ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults for 2004. She was born in Evanston, Illinois, and she graduated from the Francis W. Parker School, Scripps College (B.A., English), Claremont Graduate School (M.A., English) and UCLA (M.L.I.S.). She is married to Charles Emery, a professor of psychology at Ohio State University. They have one child, a daughter.
Songs of Eirren
- Hero's Song (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991)
- Fire Arrow: the second song of Eirren (Harcourt Brace, 1998)
- Mrs. Spitzer's Garden (2001), picture book illustrated by Tricia Tusa
- East (Harcourt, 2003); UK title, North Child
- Fainting Goats (2009)
- Ghosting (2014)