About Andrea

Andrea Gutier­rez is a writer, edi­tor, and audio pro­duc­er in Los Ange­les. Her work has appeared in var­i­ous out­lets and media, includ­ing NPR, BBC World Ser­vice, Mar­fa Pub­lic Radio, Bitch, make/shift, Huizache, On She Goes, Mujeres de Maiz, and the Chi­canas, Cholas, y Chisme the­ater fes­ti­val in Los Ange­les. She has bran­dished her red pen as edi­tor and con­trib­u­tor at make/shift, Drunk­en Boat, and the Los Ange­les Review of Books; served as a grants pan­elist for the Cal­i­for­nia Arts Coun­cil; and judged the Inter­na­tion­al Lati­no Book Awards. In 2018, she was select­ed as a cul­tur­al pol­i­cy fel­low for the ACTIVATE Arts Advo­ca­cy Lead­er­ship Pro­gram through Arts for LA and received an AIR New Voic­es Hon­or­able Men­tion. Andrea is a Tran­som Radio Work­shop alum, a VONA/Voices writer, and received her MFA in cre­ative writ­ing at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia, River­side, and B.A. in Ger­man stud­ies at Scripps Col­lege. When not play­ing soc­cer or chat­ting with her cat, Andrea tames a menagerie of plants.