Peter Nathaniel Malae is the author of the forthcoming novel, SON OF AMITY (’18); the novels,
OUR FRAIL BLOOD (’13) and WHAT WE ARE (’10), a New York Times Editor’s Choice, San
Francisco Foundation’s Joseph Henry Jackson Award winner and Pacific Northwest Booksellers
finalist; the story collection, TEACH THE FREE MAN (’07), a New York Public Library’s Young
Lions Award finalist, Glasgow Prize finalist and Story Prize notable book; and the play, THE
QUESTION (’15), an Oregon Literary Arts Fellowship winner. His prose has appeared in
Cimarron Review, Glimmer Train, Missouri Review, North Dakota Quarterly, South Carolina
Review, South Dakota Review, Southwest Review, Witness, ZYZZYVA, and other presses. A former John Steinbeck, Arts Council Silicon Valley and MacDowell Colony Fellow, Malae lives in the Pacific Northwest.