Peter M. Wheelwright
Peter Matthiessen Wheelwright is an architect and Associate Professor at Parsons The New School for Design, The New School University in New York City. His design work has been widely published in both the national and international press. The Kaleidoscope House, a modernist dollhouse designed in collaboration with artist Laurie Simmons is in the Collection of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art. 

He comes from a family of writers with an abiding interest in the natural world. His uncle is three time National Book Award winner, Peter Matthiessen, and his brother Jeff Wheelwright’s third book of non-fiction, The Wandering Gene and the Indian Princess was published in 2012.

As It Is On Earth is his first novel. 

Peter’s website



Reviews & Interviews

  1. Radio interview - WGXC

  2. Review in Tottenville Review

  3. Review and author profile in the Litchfield (CT) County Times

  4. Interview by Susan S. Szenasy in Metropolis Magazine/POV Blog

  5. Interview in Rural Intelligence

  6. Interview with Scott Chesire in The Brooklyn Rail

  7. Interview in Architectural Record

  8. Article in the New London, CT PATCH

  9. Review at Book Chase


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