Greater Los Angeles Area
Andrea is a writer, editor, and educator based in the Los Angeles area. By day, she coordinates academic and professional support for graduate students at Cal State LA, including the editing, formatting, and submission of thesis and dissertation manuscripts. She has previously taught and counseled students at UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Riverside, and the Claremont Colleges.
After hours, Andrea wields the Oxford comma and a bucket of em dashes in her work as an editor and copyeditor. She is currently assistant editor at make/shift magazine and previously brandished her red pen as copy desk chief at the Los Angeles Review of Books.
Andrea's recent works include the short play "Las Amigas," produced as part of the Chicanas, Cholas, y Chisme theater festival; poetry in the Mujeres de Maiz annual zine; and several articles in make/shift magazine.
When not playing soccer or biking about town, Andrea tames a menagerie of plants.