Fred Haefele

Fred HaefeleFred Haefele is the author of the award-winning motorcycle memoir Rebuilding the Indian (Riverhead Books, 1998, Bison Books, 2005) and the collection Extremophilia (Bangtail Press, 2012.) His magazine work has appeared in Outside, Wired, The New York Times Magazine, American Heritage,, Montana Magazine, Newsday and others.  He has written documentaries for the PBS series American Experience  and has received literary fellowships from The Fine Arts Work Center, the National Endowment for the Arts,  Stanford University and the MacDowell Colony. He lives in Missoula with his wife, writer Caroline Patterson, and their two children. For more information, see