Nate Pedersen is a Community Librarian with Deschutes Public Library in Bend, Oregon. He is also a freelance journalist, a Contributing Writer with Fine Books & Collections, and a regular contributor to the special projects section of The Bend Bulletin. His articles have also appeared in The Guardian, The San Francisco Chronicle, and The Believer.
Nate is married to the young adult author April Genevieve Tucholke, who writes for Dial / Penguin. They live with their two dogs in a bungalow in northwest Bend.