Pyros, Andrea

Andrea Pyros is a writer, editor, and former teen magazine staffer. A native of New York City, she now lives in New York’s Hudson Valley with her husband and their two children. She is the author of two middle-grade books. Pink Hair and Other Terrible Ideas, from Capstone, was hailed as, “an empathetic story about learning to face problems both great and small,” from Foreword Reviews. Her first #kidlit novel, My Year of Epic Rock, was called “a perfect read for anyone who feels BFF-challenged” by Booklist, with School Library Journal saying Epic Rock is “a charming addition to upper elementary and middle school collections.”

3 Fun Facts

1. I grew up in NYC but now I love living in the Hudson Valley
2. My Greek family is just like the characters in the movie, MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING
3. My handwriting is getting worse by the year. If I write something and then go back to look at it a few days later, I can’t even tell what I’ve written down.