Peter Kujawinski

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General Information

Name: Peter Kujawinski

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction

Born: in Chicago





World of Dormia Website:


Illinois Connection

Kujawinski was born in Chicago and while living in many different countries he lives there again today.

Biographical and Professional Information

Peter Kujawinski was an American diplomat for eighteen years. He was on assignment in places like Israel, Haiti and France and at the United Nations in New York. Most recently, he was the U.S. Consul General in western Canada, which included Alberta, Saskatchewan and the Northwest Territories. While working as a diplomat, he started to write for adults and children. He has contributed to the international edition of the New York Times, and with co-author Jake Halpern, has written the Dormia trilogy.

Published Works

Dormia Trilogy: - written with Jake Halpern

  • Dormia, HMH, 2010
  • World's End, HMH, 2012
  • Shadow Tree, CreateSpace, 2013

Stand Alone Titles:

  • Nightfall, Putnam, 2015 - written with Jake Halpern
  • Edgeland, Putnam, 2017 - written with Jake Halpern

Titles at Your Library


ISBN: 0547328877
Release Date: 2010-05-24

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World's End (Dormia)

ISBN: 0547577192
Release Date: 2012-01-10

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Shadow Tree

ISBN: 1492211206
Release Date: 2013-10-08

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ISBN: 0399175814
Release Date: 2017-05-09

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Literary Awards


  • Bestseller, New York Times
  • Bestseller, Indie
  • ILLINOIS READS Book Selection, Illinois Reading Council, 2017


  • Starred Review, Booklist, 2017

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Kujawinski loves doing school visits! If you’re interested in organizing a visit, contact him at

External Links

Peter Kujawinski on WorldCat


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