Andrea Marcusa's literary fiction and essays have appeared in The Baltimore Review, River Styx, Citron Review, New South, and others. She's received recognition for her writing in a range of competitions, including Glimmer Train, Third Coast, The Ontario Review, Ruminate Magazines (fiction) , New Letters (essay) and Citron Review (micro fiction). Since 2014, she has been nominated yearly for Pushcart Prizes.
The settings for her stories and essays crisscross the globe - a tiny Island in the Mediterranean, the Northern California coastline, New York City's Carnegie Hill, the Jersey Shore and a 747 airplane.
In addition to her writing, Andrea teaches memoir workshops in New York City. She's dedicated to helping writers find their voices to capture significant personal and historical events in their lives and to bring them to life.
Andrea began her career as a writer for Glamour and Mademoiselle magazines where, fresh out of college, she received her first national byline for a personal essay chronicling the ups and downs of a long distance romance. She's written about falling in love, marriage, motherhood, siblings, parents, and learning to drive a pickup truck. Her work has appeared in national newspapers including The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor as well as Glamour and Mademoiselle magazines.