Gary Paulsen, award-winning young-adult literature author, maintains a fan-mail address with his publisher, Random House. It is: Gary Paulsen, c/o Children's Publicity, 1745 Broadway, New York, NY 10019. It is the policy of Random House not to divulge the e-mail or mailing addresses of its authors.
Best known for his 1987 young-adult literature novel, "Hatchet," Paulsen's stories are often comprised of coming-of-age themes in wilderness settings. He has authored over 175 books, and in 1997 won the American Library Association Margaret Edwards Award for his "significant and lasting contribution to young adult literature." Mr. Paulsen and his wife, artist Ruth Wright Paulsen, divide their time between a home in New Mexico and a boat in the Pacific.