Author Andrew J. Peters

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Andrew J. Peters is the author of the Werecat series, The Seventh Pleiade and its forthcoming follow-up Banished Sons of Poseidon.  He grew up in Buffalo, New York, studied psychology at Cornell University, and has spent most of his career as a social worker and an advocate for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth. A lifelong writer, Andrew has been a contributing writer at The Good Men Project, YA Highway, Reading Teen, Dear Teen Me, La Bloga, and Layers of Thought among other media. Andrew lives in New York City with his partner Genaro and their cat Chloë.


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Bold Strokes Books “Mixed Grill” at Bureau of General Services-Queer Division, September 4, 2014

All of the authors

Back row l to r, Daniel W. Kelly, Nora Olsen, Andrew J. Peters, David Swatling, and Joel Dossi-Gomez. Front row l to r, Jeremy Jordan King, Trinity Tam and Nell Stark.

Talking Leaves Books, May 17, 2014

Reading from The Seventh Pleiade

Reading from The Seventh Pleiade

Photo with Britt White

With my good friend, and North Tonawanda Public Library Director Britt White

Amherst High School Gay/Straight Alliance, May 16, 2014

Speaking to students at my hometown high school

Speaking to students at my hometown high school

REZ Reading Series January 9, 2014 in Kew Gardens, NY

Photo from Jan. 9th REZ Reading Series

From L to R, Nora Olsen, Daniel W. Kelly, Tim Fredrick, Charlie Vazquez and Andrew J. Peters

The Seventh Pleiade Book Launch Party at Bureau of General Services-Queer Division, November 22, 2013


Bent-Con 2013 Author Panel, November 9, 2013


Boundless Tales, September 19, 2013

Group shot from Boundless Tales

Left to right: Joanna Valente, Aida Zilelian, Audrey Dimola, John Gorman, M Leona Godin, me and Thomas Fucarola

Full Moon Paranormal Reading Series, August 21, 2013


Bold Strokes Books Author Panel at the Bureau of General Services-Queer Division, June 8, 2013

Bold Strokes Books Author Line Up

Authors Joel Gomez-Dossi, Jane Hoppen, Daniel W. Kelly, Jeremy Jordan King, Andrew J. Peters and Nora Olsen

Live reading from The Seventh Pleiade at the 2013 Rainbow Book Fair, April 13, 2013

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News, Interviews and Features

Today in the Comfy Chair: Andrew J. Peters, Elin Gregory-Telling It Like It Was, December 5, 2014

BlogTalkRadio Interview by David-Matthew Barnes, People You Should Know, October 31, 2014

Why I Write: To Create Fiction that Tells it Like it Is, The Good Men Project, September 20, 2014

Dear Teen Me from author Andrew J. Peters, Dear Teen Me, September 1, 2014

Author, Activist to Speak at Talking Leaves, Amherst Bee, May 14, 2014

Bold Strokes Books Author Interview with Andrew J. Peters, March 6, 2014

Featured Author interview at True Colorz, February 24, 2014

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