Andrea is a Michigan-born, San Francisco-based writer. She believes in the magic of language and the power of the imagination. Both her fiction and non fiction reflect themes of possibility, transformation, intuition, identity, and the liminal space between reality and dreams.


Andrea is the author of the daydream playbook IMAGINATION TRANSFORMS EVERYTHING (Seal Press, 2019) and the invitational journal EXPERIMENTS IN DREAMING (Chronicle Books, 2022). 

For years, Andrea worked in the world of fashion, beauty, and shopping media. She was the last San Francisco editor of DailyCandy as well as a beauty editor-at-large for Modern Luxury Hawaii. Her writing has been published in Teen Vogue, The San Francisco Chronicle's Style section, Allure, Seventeen, and Venus Zine, among others. Digitally, she's contributed to the Utne Reader, Nylon, Elle, Thrillist, Refinery29, and MSN.com, among others.