About David Guterson
Novelist, short story writer, poet, journalist, and essayist David Guterson earned his M.A. from the University of Washington, where he studied under the writer Charles Johnson. After moving to Bainbridge Island in Puget Sound, Guterson taught English at the local high school and began writing for Sports Illustrated and Harper’s magazine. His work also includes the novels East of the Mountains, Our Lady of the Forest, and The Other.