The Friends of the Library is proud to support Teen Read Week. Author Pete Hautman is in Columbus visiting some of our branches.
Pete Hautman is the author of more than twenty novels for adults and teens, including the 2004 National Book Award winner Godless, and three New York Times Notable Books: Drawing Dead, The Mortal Nuts, and Rash.
Hautman is known in adult fiction for his poker-themed novels (Drawing Dead, Short Money, The Mortal Nuts, Ring Game, and The Prop) as well as several other crime novels.
His young adult and middle-grade novels range from science fiction (Rash, Mr. Was, and Hole in the Sky) to mystery (“The Bloodwater Mysteries”) to contemporary drama (Godless, Sweetblood, How to Steal a Car, The Big Crunch, and others).
With novelist, poet, and occasional co-author Mary Logue, Hautman divides his time between Golden Valley, Minnesota, and Stockholm, Wisconsin. His latest books are Blank Confession (November, 2010) and The Big Crunch (January, 2011).
Learn more about Pete Hautman on his website: www.petehautman.com.