PETER BEREN is the founder of the Peter Beren Agency. Former Publisher of Sierra Club Books, VIA Books, VP of Insight Editions and an Acquisitions editor for Jeremy Tarcher, he specializes in non-fiction including self-help, pop culture and art and photography. A founding staff member of the Boston Phoenix, he is also the author of eight books including the Writers Legal Companion, California the Beautiful and the Golden Gate.
Beren's clients include Art Wolfe (Earth is my Witness), Frans Lanting (Into Africa), Anodea Judith (Eastern Body, Western Mind), Loretta Bruening (Habits of a Happy Brain) and Laurence Boldt (Zen and the Art of Making a Living). He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.