chrissie anderson peters

Appalachian Author

Chrissie Anderson Peters is a Southwest Virginia native and the author of three books: Dog Days and Dragonflies, Running From Crazy, and Blue Ridge Christmas. Her writing can also be found  in Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel, The Mildred Haun Review, Still: The Journal, and Clinch Mountain Review, among other publications. Chrissie is currently at work on her fourth book, which is tentatively titled Chasing After Rainbows

Dog Days and Dragonflies
Running From Crazy
Blue Ridge Christmas

I’ve been writing almost as long as I’ve been reading. Words have always been a comfort and a strength…

Chrissie Anderson Peters takes us into the complicated, dark, and beautiful heart of contemporary Appalachia with these intriguing stories, essays, and poems.

Silas House, author of Same Sun Here and Parchment of Leaves

If you’re looking for brave vision in a new voice, Dog Days and Dragonflies is the book for you. Chrissie Anderson Peters’ stories of friendship, hardship, family love and betrayal will stay with you long past the last page

George Ella Lyon, author of She Let Herself Go

Again and again, Chrissie Anderson Peters reminds us about everything that’s magical, revealing the true spirit of Christmas.

Denton Loving, author of Crimes Against Birds

Recent Writing

Fiction Writing Workshop Bibliograpy

Fiction Writing Workshop Bibliograpy

Mildred Haun Conference Fiction Writing Workshop “Creating More Memorable Characters” Bibliography   Creative Works: The Hawk’s Done Gone by Mildred Haun The Hangman’s Beautiful Daughter by Sharyn McCrumb “The Brier’s Sermon” by Jim Wayne Miller Working It Off in...

Calls for Submission

Calls for Submission

Mildred Haun Review – Deadline is March 27, 2021. See the details by clicking the “Call for Submissions” link at the bottom of the page at https://www.ws.edu/special-events/mildred-haun/review/.  Writers of Grace Writing Contests – Deadline for 2021 is February 28,...

Abingdon Olive Oil Company

Abingdon Olive Oil Company

Several years ago when I was selling Mary Kay, we used to earn monthly surprises for sells over certain amounts. One month, my Director, Lyn, took me to a new place in Abingdon, VA, called the Olive Oil Company, followed by dinner just around the street corner at 128...