Hi, I'm Andrea Blythe. I graduated from UC Santa Cruz with a BA in Modern Literature, and live in the Bay Area, California, where I write poetry and fiction. My poetry has appeared in several publications, including Chiaroscuro (ChiZine), Strange Horizons, Perigee, Z-composition, Bear Creek Haiku, and Chinquapin. In 2010, my poem “India” was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

In general I gravitate toward writing fantasy and science fiction, and I love reworking folklore and fairytales. The world is full of beautiful things unacknowledged and possibilities ignored. I would like to believe in ghosts, vampires, fairies, fortune tellers, witches, magic makers, hidden realms, and so much more, but at heart I'm more of a skeptic than I pretend to be. Much of this is reflected in my writing.
  • Los Gatos, California
  • JoinedJuly 13, 2012



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Stories by Andrea Blythe
Over the Hill and through the Woods (Attys) by AndreaBlythe
Over the Hill and through the Wood...
"Over the Hill and through the Woods" is a collection of poems inspired by fairy tales and folk lor...
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The Poetry Project by AndreaBlythe
The Poetry Project
The Poetry Project was ongoing from early 2013 through April 30, 2014. It invited readers to submit prompts...
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