New wilderness memoir in 2016!

It’s official, Pete’s new wilderness memoir, THE NAMES OF THE STARS; A Life In The Wilds, will be published in the fall of 2016.  Pete Wolverton of Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press, will bring it out in the United States, and Editions Gallmeister will publish the French edition. read...  Read More


THE NAMES OF THE STARS, A Life In The Wilds When Pete was twenty years old, he heard of a job babysitting salmon eggs; seven months of winter alone in a tent in the Selway Bitterroot Wilderness.  A chance to be a mountain man?  What could be better?  Two weeks later, with no experience in the wilds, he left the world.  Thirteen years later, he published his award winning, bestselling memoir of that winter,...  Read More

AS COOL AS I AM moves to France, as LUCY IN THE SKY

 LUCY IN THE SKY released in FRANCE.                 And booksellers are excited.   Librairie le Grenier, Dinan                   Even in Switzerland   Librairie du Midi,...  Read More


The Pacific Northwest Booksellers have announced the winners of their 2015 awards, including IF NOT FOR THIS. This is Pete’s fifth PNBA award winning book, joining INDIAN CREEK CHRONICLES (1994), DRY RAIN (1998), HOW ALL THIS STARTED (2001), and AS COOL AS I AM (2004).                     All the winners are listed here. And the shortlist...  Read More

MTPR’s The Write Question Interviews Pete for IF NOT FOR THIS

Click here to listen to Cherie Newman’s interview with Pete.  Read More

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