Andrea Blythe bides her time waiting for the apocalypse by writing speculative poetry and fiction. Her work has appeared in various publications both online and in print, Drunk Monkeys, Quail Bell, Diode Poetry Journal, Linden Avenue, Strange Horizons, and Bear Creek Haiku, as well as anthologies, such as Undead: A Poetry Anthology of Ghouls, Ghosts, and More (Apex Publications, forthcoming), Myth+Magic (Pork Belly Press, 2015), A Blackbird Sings (Woodsmoke Press, 2012). Her poetry and nonfiction has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, a Rhysling Award, Sundress Best of the Net, and Independent Best American Poetry.
She is the author of Your Molten Heart / A Seed to Hatch, a kickstarter funded chapbook of erasure poetry. Every Girl Becomes the Wolf, a collaborative chapbook of poetry cowritten with Laura Madeline Wiseman, is forthcoming from Finishing Line Press.
Blythe graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 2002 with a degree in Modern Literature. She has served in a number of editorial roles, including Managing Editor of La Voz in and as an Assistant Editor for Aunt Lute Books. She currently serves as an associate editor for Zoetic Press and is a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association and is a supporting member of the Horror Writers Association.
the chapbook interview: Andrea Blythe on the metal puzzle of erasure poetry by Laura Madeline Wiseman
the chapbook interview: Andrea Blythe on poetry challenges, fairy, and Margaret Atwood on Wattpad by Laura Madeline Wiseman