Peter Brown Hoffmeister


Peter Brown Hoffmeister is the author of the critically acclaimed adult novel Graphic the Valley (Tyrus Books 2013), the memoir The End of Boys (Soft Skull 2010), This Is the Part Where You Laugh (Knopf Books for Young Readers 2016), and Too Shattered for Mending (Knopf Books for Young Readers) out this fall. A former troubled teen, Hoffmeister now runs the Integrated Outdoor Program, serving teens of all backgrounds, taking them into wilderness areas to backpack, climb, spelunk, orienteer, and whitewater raft. He lives with his wife and daughters in Eugene, Oregon. Visit him online at and follow him on Twitter @peterbrownhoff