David Guterson

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Birthday
4, 1956
Birthplace
Seattle, WA
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
4, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
Seattle, WA

About

An American fiction writer, poet, and journalist, he is best known for his novel, Snow Falling on Cedars, which was adapted into an Academy Award-nominated film. His other notable works include East of the Mountains and The Drowned Son.

Before Fame

He studied English and creative writing at the University of Washington. He worked as a teacher and a freelance writer before writing novels.

Trivia

He published a 1992 essay collection entitled Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense.

Family Life

He settled on Bainbridge Island in the Puget Sound with his wife and his four children.

Associated With

His novel, Snow Falling on Cedars, was adapted into a film starring Ethan Hawke.