Julie Anne Peters has been writing books for young readers for more than 20 years. Her YA novel, Luna, the story of a transgender teen beginning her transition from male to female, was a National Book Award Finalist and an American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults. Her other books about gender queer youth include Keeping You a Secret, Pretend You Love Me, Between Mom and Jo, grl2grl: short fictions, Rage: A Love Story, and She Loves You, She Loves You Not... By the Time You Read This, I'll be Dead was published by Hyperion in January 2010. A new novel, This Is Our Prom (So Deal With It), is due out in April 2012. Ms. Peters' books have been published in numerous countries including: Korea, China, Croatia, France, Germany, Brazil and Indonesia.
Ms. Peters is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Pen America, the Authors Guild, and the Colorado Authors’ League. She lives in Lakewood, Colorado with her partner, Sherri Leggett.
Member since 1989
Region: Rocky Mountain (Colorado/Wyoming)
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