Hello! My name is Andy. I live in Northern Utah, which in my opinion is equally a wonderful and strange place to be. All of the best places are. Right now, I’m finishing an English degree at Brigham Young University. Ultimately, my goal is to promote transgender advocacy in my actions, words, and writing. I am also in the process of writing an LGBTQ YA novel so fingers crossed! Beyond writing, I also enjoy spending time with my siblings, visiting art museums, and having conversations with people about things that matter. In a nutshell, I am pretty fly—for a trans guy. Or that’s what my friends say, anyways.
I’ve noticed that most writers tend to personalize their about pages by adding a few “favorites,” so here are a few things that really rock my socks.
Favorite book: The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Favorite writers (besides, of course, good ol’ Fyodor): Patrick Ness, David Levithan, Robin Talley, John Keats, Lucy Knisley, Oscar Wilde, Neil Gaiman, Francisco X. Stork, J.K. Rowling, C.S. Lewis, Gabrielle Zevin, Neil Hilborn, Victor Hugo, and many others.
Favorite quote: “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” (Dalai Lama)
Favorite in general: Chocolate. I constantly have it somewhere on my person, usually in my messenger bag. Picture Remus Lupin, but worse. But it’s kept dementors away thus far, so it must be working.
Again, thanks for visiting my site. It really does mean a lot. Don’t be a stranger!