Andrew Peterson

Profile photo of Andrew Peterson As a singer-songwriter and recording artist, Andrew has released more than ten records over the past fifteen years. His music has earned him a reputation for writing songs that connect with his listeners in ways equally powerful, poetic, and intimate. He has also followed his gifts into the realm of publishing. His books include the four volumes of the award-winning Wingfeather Saga.

Announcing the 2017 Hutchmoot Keynote Speaker!

By Andrew Peterson

I’m so pleased to let you know that David Taylor will be our Hutchmoot keynote speaker.

I met David last year, thanks in part to the famous (infamous?) video he produced, featuring a conversation on the Psalms with Bono and Eugene Peterson. Read More ›

Sculpting the Wingfeather Saga

By Andrew Peterson

There’s a little white church building in Connecticut that for many years has hosted concerts by me, Jason Gray, Andy Gullahorn, Eric Peters, The Gray Havens, Jill Phillips, and many more. It’s called Read More ›

Holy Week Sonnets

By Andrew Peterson

This year for Lent I committed to writing a sonnet each day. I won’t burden you with all forty, but at the risk of being presumptuous, I thought I’d post the seven sonnets for Holy Week in the hope that they might be helpful somehow. The stories are true, folks. He is risen, indeed. Read More ›

Happy Birthday, Billy Collins

By Andrew Peterson

I just realized that today’s the birthday of one of my favorite living poets, former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins. I’ve often called him the gateway drug for poetry, because his work manages to be just as Read More ›

“It Will Be Summer Again.”

By Andrew Peterson

A few months back I posted a song by one of my new favorite artists, the Swedish band A Treehouse Wait. I’m telling you guys, this album is gorgeous. The production is lush and tasteful and super creative, and they do a great job of Read More ›

A Different Kind of Wall

By Andrew Peterson

Some walls are built to keep something out. Others are built to keep something in. But there’s another kind of wall, a wall that defines the boundaries of a place in order to make that place more beautiful, and to demonstrate a kind of Read More ›

What Makes a Great Christian Novel?

By Andrew Peterson

Sarah Arthur, a writer and speaker, is one of the preliminary fiction judges for CT’s annual book awards. She put a list together of what she’s looking for as she wades through the potential finalists, and it’s a good reminder for any of us Read More ›

Honest Christian Art: Helping Bono Find What He’s Looking For

By Andrew Peterson

A few [months] ago a wonderful little film showed up online. It featured one of my favorite authors, Eugene Peterson, having a conversation about the Psalms with Bono, one of my favorite songwriters. It actually brought tears to my eyes, Read More ›

Song of the Day: Don’t You Have a Little Faith?

By Andrew Peterson

It’s no secret that I’m a Swedophile. Not only have I toured there a lot, not only have I made some great lifelong friends there (looking at you, Samuel and Kaj and the Petersons), not only have I tracked down my relatives (looking at you, Read More ›

Video: What’s Rabbit Room LIVE?

By Andrew Peterson

Rabbit Room LIVE is our first official event as a nonprofit ministry. We’ve invited a bunch of friends of the Rabbit Room, people who have in one way or another been a part of this community over the years to celebrate what God has Read More ›

Hutchmoot 2016: Feasting as an Act of War

By Andrew Peterson

Welcome to Hutchmoot 2016.

It was a grand first day, though I’m sure everyone’s as tired as I am. A few people asked if I could email them the opening remarks, and I thought it might be easiest to just post them here. I’ll leave out the yearly “no one’s a Read More ›

The Consolation of Doubt: An Address to the Buechner Institute

By Andrew Peterson

(This was the address I delivered to the Buechner Institute at King College last year. Frederick Buechner’s 90th birthday was just over a month ago, so I post it here and invite you all to respond with your own reminiscences of the Read More ›