FACULTY AND STAFF: Faculty Profiles
Eric Pinder writes books for all ages about nature, weather, history, and human curiosity. He is the author of Cat in the Clouds, Life at the Top, Tying Down the Wind: Adventures in the Worst Weather on Earth, North to Katahdin, and a new book for children, If All the Animals Came Inside, which will be published by Little, Brown & Company in 2012.
For many years, Eric combined his lifelong interests in science and writing at the Mount Washington Observatory, performing meteorological research on the summit of New England’s highest peak and also editing and writing for the Observatory’s quarterly magazine, Windswept. His essays, short stories, and photographs have appeared in Slate, Newsday, Southwest Airlines Spirit, Appalachia, Portland and other magazines. Examples of his writing can be found at www.ericpinder.com.
Eric has an MFA in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts, where he studied writing for children and young adults. He also holds a BA from Hampshire College, where he studied Natural Science and Humanities & Arts. He lives in Berlin, New Hampshire, where he rides his bicycle up mountains and is always on the lookout for moose and bears.