Nathaniel Lachenmeyer

Christina Lachenmeyer

Nathaniel Lachenmeyer is an award-winning author of books for children and adults, and a playwright. His first book, The Outsider (Random House), won two book awards, was featured on NPR’s “Fresh Air,” and has been translated into six languages. Nathaniel’s picture book The Origami Master (Albert Whitman) was a Junior Library Guild Selection, a Children’s Indie Next Pick, and an American Library Association Book Links Lasting Connection. Nathaniel lives outside Atlanta with his wife and children.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

Jane Goodall’s In the Shadow of Man