Brenda Peterson

Brenda Peterson is a novelist and nature writer, author of 16 books, including Duck and Cover, a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year.” Her memoir, I Want to Be Left Behind: Finding Rapture Here on Earth was included in The Christian Science Monitor’s “Top Ten Best Books of 2010”; it was an Indie Next “Top Pick” by independent booksellers nationwide. Peterson’s work has appeared in The New York Times, Oprah, and Utne Reader. She contributes to NPR and Huffington Post. Her forthcoming book for children is Pups on the Beach.