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 (2018), a kickstarter funded chapbook of erasure poetry, and the coauthor with Laura Madeline Wiseman of Every Girl Becomes the Wolf, a collaborative chapbook of poetry (Finishing Line Press, 2018), which placed third in the 2019 Elgin Awards.
Blythe graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 2002 with a degree in Modern Literature. She has previously served in a number of editorial roles, including Managing Editor of La Voz, an Assistant Editor for Aunt Lute Books, and Associate Editor for Zoetic Press.
She currently serves as a cohost of the New Books in Poetry podcast (part of the New Books Network) and is a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association (SFPA) and a supporting member of the Horror Writers Association (HWA).
Meet Andrea Blythe by Amelia Writes
Ursula / An Interview with Poet Andrea Blythe by Bekah Steimel
the chapbook interview: Andrea Blythe on the mental 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