Andreas Kessaris grew up in Montreal's Park Extension district, the son of Greek immigrants. He is a graduate of Dawson College and Concordia University, where he earned a BA in Communications & English. His column, Read On! with Andreas Kessaris, was a popular feature in the West-End community paper The Local Herald. His writing has also appeared on Suite101.com, in the literary journal The Write Place, on the Montreal entertainment website Curtainsup.tv, The Miramichi Reader, and in The Montreal Review of Books. His first book, 𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝘽𝙪𝙩𝙘𝙝𝙚𝙧 𝙤𝙛 𝙋𝙖𝙧𝙠 𝙀𝙭 & 𝙊𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙧 𝙎𝙚𝙢𝙞-𝙏𝙧𝙪𝙩𝙝𝙛𝙪𝙡 𝙏𝙖𝙡𝙚𝙨, was released in 2020 to great acclaim. Follow him on Twitter (@Akessaris) or Instagram (andreas_kessaris).