Andrea earned the Creative Nonfiction Writing Certificate from UCLA X Writers’ Program. She was also named a 2014/2015 UCLA X Writers’ Program Scholar and is hard at work on her memoir, Of Age, the coming of age story of her fundamentalist teen marriage. She also enjoys writing short stories and tinkers with personal essay.
Her work has appeared in SeeingBeauty.com, Lucky19branding.com, ESME.com, and Winter Tangerine Summer Workshop Anthology (forthcoming) as well as many client websites (as a ghost).
She also serves as the Brand Director for the literary non-profit, Out of the Binders, Inc. – a conference and community for women and gender non‑conforming writers.
Andrea joined the Mash jury in the spring of 2016.