Peternelle van Arsdale is an independent book editor and the author of two young adult novels, The Beast Is an Animal (2017) and The Cold Is in Her Bones (2019). Peternelle's essays have been published by LitHub, Hypable.com, and Culturefly, and her short fiction has been published by The Whitefish Review. She has also performed personal essays for the storytelling series Generation Women. Raised in Newark, New Jersey, she is a long-time New Yorker who now lives in New Paltz, New York, where she is at work on her third novel.

Other Works

  • The Beast Is an Animal