IMG_0056NATE PEDERSEN is a librarian, historian, and journalist in Oregon. He is the co-author of Quackery: The Worst Ways to Cure Everything with Lydia Kang, forthcoming 2017 from Workman.

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 also a member-at-large, representing Central Oregon, on the Oregon Heritage Trees Commission. (A lover of historic trees, Nate blogs on the subject here). He also lectures frequently on historical topics around the state.

 Nate’s journalism has appeared in The Art of ManlinessThe GuardianTrail Runner and The Believer. He is a columnist and blogger with Fine Books & Collections.

He lives in Bend, Oregon with his wife and dogs.