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David Guterson

Biography

David Guterson

David Guterson is the author of five novels: SNOW FALLING ON CEDARS, which won the PEN/Faulkner and the American Booksellers Association Book of the Year Award; EAST OF THE MOUNTAINS; OUR LADY OF THE FOREST, a New York Times Notable Book and a Los Angeles Times and Seattle Post- Intelligencer Best Book of the Year; THE OTHER; and ED KING. He is also the author of a previous story collection, THE COUNTRY AHEAD OF US, THE COUNTRY BEHIND; a poetry collection, SONGS FOR A SUMMONS; and two works of nonfiction, FAMILY MATTERS: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense and DESCENT: A Memoir of Madness. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, he lives in Washington State.