About Peter

Peter Marino is an English professor at SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury, New York. He has won the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activity. His young adult novels, Dough Boy and Magic and Misery, have been nominated for the American Library Association’s Best Books for Young Adults, the latter being included on Booklist’s Top 10 Romance Fiction for Youth, and the ALA Round Table’s Rainbow Books Bibliography. 

As a playwright, his titles have been produced around the country (and once even in Canada…). His one act play “Ralph Smith of Schenectady New York’s Coming-Out-to-His-Wife Options” was recently published by Mason’s Road literary and arts journal.

Peter also blogs about social justice and children's literature for The Pirate Tree.


Drama Interview with Peter Marino at Mason's Road literary journal