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Author Andrew J. Peters

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Andrew J. Peters is the author of The Seventh Pleiade and the Werecat series.  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 is a former Lambda Literary Foundation Fellow and has written short fiction for many publications. He lives in New York City with his partner Genaro and their cat Chloë.

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Talking Leaves Books, May 17, 2014

Reading from The Seventh Pleiade

Reading from The Seventh Pleiade

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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

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Bent-Con 2013 Author Panel, November 9, 2013

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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

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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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Live reading from The Seventh Pleiade at the 2011 Lambda Literary Foundation Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBT Voices, August 4, 2011

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News, Interviews and Features

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

The Old Bat’s Belfry “Wacky Interview with Andrew J. Peters,” February 19, 2014

Wasn’t Gay Marriage Legal in Ancient Greece?, an interview by author Brandon Shire, February 17, 2014

Interview at Jeanz Book Read-N-Review, November 21, 2013

“Beneath the Surface with Andrew J. Peters,” an interview by author Juliann Rich at Open Books, Open Minds, November 19, 2013

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