Andrew Demcak is Senior Collection Development librarian with the Oakland Public Library and an award-winning poet and novelist.  In 2023, he was selected to be the keynote speaker for the California Library Association's annual conference to celebrate his contributions to LGBTQ+ Young Adult literature. His official website is

Books Published

  • Glitter Bear (2024)
  • Twelve Heroes, The Elusive Spark, Book 4, (Dreamspinner Press, 2022)
  • Cryptopedia (Black Lawrence Press, 2023)
  • Darkfeather, The Elusive Spark, Book 3, (Harmony Ink Press, 2019)
  • Alpha Wave, The Elusive Spark, Book 2, Harmony Ink Press, 2018)
  • How Do You Deal with a Dead Girl? ( Big 23 Press, 2018)
  • A Little Bit Langston, The Elusive Spark, Book 1, (Harmony Ink Press, 2015)
  • Ghost Songs (Harmony Ink Press, 2014)
  • If There's a Heaven Above (JMS Books, 2013)
  • Night Chant (Lethe Press, 2011)
  • A Single Hurt Color (Casa Menendez Press, 2010)
  • Zero Summer (BlazeVOX Books, NY, 2009)
  • Catching Tigers in Red Weather (Three Candles Press, 2007)