Bio

Nate Pedersen 4-16 04NATE PEDERSEN is a librarian, historian, antiquarian, and writer in Oregon. He is the co-author of Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything with Lydia Kang, published by Workman.

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Nate is a Community Librarian with Deschutes Public Library and serves on the Board of Directors for the Deschutes County Historical Society & Museum. He is a member-at-large, representing Central Oregon, on the Oregon Heritage Trees Commission. He also lectures frequently on historical topics around the state.

 Nate’s nonfiction has appeared in Mental FlossThe GuardianTrail RunnerThe Art of Manliness, Powell’s Books and The Believer. He the Wednesday blogger with Fine Books & Collections. His scholarly publications have appeared in the Oregon Historical Quarterly and the Oregon Encyclopedia.

He lives in Bend, Oregon with his wife, writer April Genevieve Tucholke, and two dogs, where they enjoy the outdoor life.