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

Special Holiday Book Bundle

Special Holiday Book Bundle

Tammy Robinson Smith TammyRobinsonSmithAuthor on FB @trs_author on IG “The Women of the Ivy Creek Sewing Circle” November is the month of the year when thankfulness is foremost in our minds. As I reflect on my life, one of the things I am...

Bipolar Thanksgiving

Bipolar Thanksgiving

I’ll be honest. Sometimes holidays are difficult. Not because I don’t love holidays. Because I do. Not because I don’t love the people with whom I often spend the holidays. Because I do. But mostly, because I have to be “on” for the holidays. I have to be “on” 24/7....

There’s no NHL Team in Charlotte

There’s no NHL Team in Charlotte

Russ and I were originally slated to go to an NFL game last weekend in Pittsburgh, but, long story short, the trip didn’t make. Not enough people were interested. We’re hoping that it will be a go for next year, though. So, instead, we decided to spend that weekend...