Patrick Gear earned his degree in English from Nazareth College, where he also studied film and television. He has spent the last three summers as an apprentice for SummerWrite. In addition, he assisted Writers & Books with the 2013 Fringe Festival. In high school, Patrick won first place in the Interscholastic Competition in English in the creative writing category, and also served on the staff of his school literary magazine. He is currently at work on a screenplay and a novel.