Eliot Schrefer

Eliot performed on stage at Joe’s Pub in our June 6, 2023 edition of Seriously Entertaining, speaking on the evening’s theme, “All That Glitters.”

Eliot Schrefer is a New York Times Bestselling author, has twice been a finalist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, received the Stonewall Honor for best LGBT teen book, and received the Printz Honor for best young adult book from the ALA. In naming him an Editor’s Choice, the New York Times has called his work “dazzling…big-hearted.” His science writing has appeared in Discover, Sierra, USAToday, Nautilus, and The Washington Post Magazine. He is in the process of receiving his M.A. in Animal Studies from NYU, is on the faculty of the Fairleigh Dickinson and Hamline MFAs for creative writing, and lives with his husband in New York City.

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