writer // editor // educator
Andrea Gutierrez is an essayist, poet, and playwright from Southern California. In 2014, her first short play, “Las Amigas,” was produced as part of the Chicanas, Cholas, y Chisme theater festival at CASA 0101 Theater in Los Angeles. She is a longtime educator, a VONA/Voices writer, and received her MFA in creative writing at the University of California, Riverside. When she grows up, she hopes to become a master storyteller like her father.
Andrea is also a seasoned editor. As the former copy desk chief at the Los Angeles Review of Books, she now provides editorial services on a freelance basis, including line and developmental editing, copyediting, proofreading, and translation.