Pete Peterson

Pete Peterson is the author of the Revolutionary War adventure The Fiddler’s Gun and its sequel Fiddler’s Green. Among the many strange things he’s been in life are the following: U.S Marine air traffic controller, television editor, art teacher and boatwright at the Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch, and progenitor of the mysterious Budge-Nuzzard. He lives in Nashville with his wife, Jennifer, where he's the Executive Director of the Rabbit Room and Managing Editor of Rabbit Room Press.


Hutchmoot 2017: Re-entry

By Pete Peterson

I don’t know about you, but I had fun this weekend. From an amazing Rabbit Room LIVE (Sho Baraka!) to Fernando Ortega (“He’s come for the pimples!) to John Cal (“Hard Times Come Again No More”) to Read More ›

Tonight: Rabbit Room LIVE

By Pete Peterson

SOLD OUT—Join us tonight at Christ Community Church in Franklin, Tennessee, as we kick off Hutchmoot 2017 with our annual fundraiser. We like to describe Rabbit Room LIVE as the Local Show pumped up to 11. It’ll be a fun night of music and stories from folks like Read More ›

Rabbit Room LIVE Special Guest: Fernando Ortega

By Pete Peterson

Rabbit Room LIVE is coming up in just over a week! This year’s fundraising extravaganza features a litany of our favorite artists and last week we announced one of our special guests: Sho Baraka. This week we’re pleased to announce a second special guest, one that is no stranger to most of you: Fernando Ortega. Read More ›

Getting Ethan #22

By Pete Peterson

Click through for this week’s Getting Ethan comics.

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Rabbit Room LIVE Special Guest: Sho Baraka

By Pete Peterson

This year’s annual fundraising event, Rabbit Room LIVE, is shaping up to be an amazing night of music. In addition to performers like Andrew Peterson, Andy Gullahorn, Jill Phillips, Eric Peters, and many others, we’ve got a couple of extra special guests this year. Read More ›

Behind the Scenes: The Battle of Franklin

By Pete Peterson

The Battle of Franklin opened this past weekend and I’m exceedingly grateful to all the folks who have worked so hard (and are still working hard) to bring it to the stage. Read More ›

Encounters with Wonder

By Pete Peterson

I’m six years old and I’m walking into a theater. The cavernous space is so crowded that nearly every seat is taken and we have to sit right in the front row. There are people on the floor in front of us and Read More ›

You’re Invited: Rabbit Room LIVE 2017

By Pete Peterson

On October 5th, you’re invited to join us for an evening of music, story, and celebration at our second annual fundraiser, Rabbit Room LIVE 2017, featuring Andrew Peterson & friends with special guests Fernando Ortega and Sho Baraka. Read More ›

2017 Trailer: The Battle of Franklin

By Pete Peterson

Writing The Battle of Franklin and watching it come to life on stage was one of the highlights of 2016. Director Matt Logan, songwriter Patrick Thomas, and an amazing cast of Nashville’s best talent breathed life into the story in ways that took my breath away and made it even better than I imagined. Read More ›

Returning to the Stage: The Battle of Franklin

By Pete Peterson

Writing The Battle of Franklin and watching it come to life on stage was one of the highlights of 2016. Director Matt Logan, songwriter Patrick Thomas, and an amazing cast of Nashville’s best talent breathed life into the story in ways that took my breath away and made it even better than I imagined. Read More ›

A Few Thoughts on Hutchmoot Sponsorship

By Pete Peterson

A couple of days ago, we announced that we were actively seeking sponsors for Hutchmoot 2017, and while this isn’t anything new, it took some folks by surprise and sparked a few worries about Read More ›

Every Moment Holy: Illustrating the Sacred in the Mundane

By Pete Peterson

When we invited Ned Bustard to illustrate Every Moment Holy, we asked him to embrace the look of medieval woodcuts with all their symbols and iconic imagery. But because the book is about Read More ›