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Dan Mathews

Kamil Szkopik

Dan Mathews was born and raised in Orange County, California, by a single mother who encouraged her three boys to bring home stray animals. In high school, he was beaten up for being gay and credits those rough times with helping him develop the thick skin needed to be an animal activist. He spent two years in Italy working as a fashion model and bit-part actor before returning to the US to earn a degree in history from American University in Washington, DC. Shortly afterwards, he began working at PETA as a receptionist and within a year was organizing protests. As PETA’s Director of Campaigns, he helps increase awareness of the rights of animals through high-profile events. He has been arrested for his activities more than twenty times but usually gets released from jail within a day. Through a unique combination of sex, humor, and glamour, he has turned animal rights into one of the hottest causes of the last two decades.

AUG 10
in person
COMMODORE THEATER
with Prince Books
Outdoor event with Prince Books
AUG 11
8:00 PM
in person
LEFT BANK BOOKS AT THE ST. CHARLES COUNTY LIBRARY
Virtual event--Dan mathews in conversation with Bryan Fuller
AUG 12
8:00 PM
in person
UNABRIDGED BOOKSTORE
Virtual event -- Dan Mathews in conversation with Alan Cumming
AUG 13
in person
BRAZOS BOOKS
virtual event
AUG 13
7:30 PM
in person
LONG ISLAND LIT FEST
Taped
Virtual event with Book Revue -- Dan Mathews in conversation with Alec Baldwin
AUG 17
6:00 PM
in person
FOUNTAIN BOOKSTORE
virtual event
AUG 24
9:00 PM
in person
BOOK SOUP
Virtual Event - Dan Mathews in conversation with D.B. Weiss
AUG 27
7:00 PM
in person
WARWICK'S
Virtual Event -- Dan Mathews in conversation with Jillian Michaels
SEP 29
9:00 PM
in person
POWELL'S BOOKS
Virtual event--Dan Mathews in conversation with Alex Ebert, singer of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros.

Books by Dan Mathews