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Guest Name
Peter Gorman
Guest Occupation
Journalist, Adventurer, Writer, Columnist, Consultant, Speaker, Editor
Guest Biography

Peter Gorman is a noted and award-winning journalist and adventurer. His feature writing has appeared in more than 100 major national and international magazines including Omni, Playboy, Wildlife Conservation, Spain’s Geo, Mexico’s Geo Mundo, Italy’s Airone and Sette, Germany’s Die Zeit, England’s World and The Times of India.

Mr. Gorman's video work includes major pieces for the United Nations and The Salvation Army, as well as consulting assignments for National Geographic's Explorer and the BBC's Natural World.

In Peru, Peter Gorman has collected artifacts from the Matses Indians of the Rio Jivari for the American Museum of Natural History in New York, as well as herpetological species and medicinal plants for FIDIA Research Institute of the University of Rome and Shaman Pharmaceuticals. For nearly 25 years, Peter Gorman has worked with ayahuasca, the visionary vine of the Amazon.

His work in the jungles of South America has been the subject or a recent feature in Men’s Journal (May, 2008). It was also the subject of a cover story in New York Press (Feb. 19, 1992) and has been covered in both Newsweek (June 15, 1992) and Science Magazine (Nov. 20, 1992), among other places.

He currently lives in Texas on a small ranch with his three kids and when not there can be found investigating Drug War stories, running occasional tours to the jungle and trying to get a new Cold Beer Blues Bar up and running in Iquitos.