Peter F. Stevens

Peter F. Stevens

Peter F. Stevens, New York Times bestselling author and news and features editor of Boston Irish Magazine, is a veteran journalist with a specialty in historical writing. His work has been syndicated by the New York Times and has been published in dozens of magazines and newspapers. Stevens has published fourteen books and is also a two-time winner of the International Regional Magazine Association’s Gold Medal for Feature Writing. His award-winning book The Voyage of the Catalpa: A Perilous Journey and Six Irish Rebels’ Escape to Freedom was also the chief historical resource for the PBS documentary “Irish Escape.” Publishers Weekly raved that in The Voyage of the Catalpa “…truth may routinely be stranger than fiction, but seldom is it as suspenseful as this story of the 1876 rescue of six Irish rebels from Britain's infamous prison colony in Fremantle, Australia, by the American whaling ship Catalpa.” Stevens lives in Boston, Massachusetts.
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