Andrea A. Firth

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Andrea A. Firth is a writer, journalist, and educator based in the San Francisco Bay Area. After 20-plus years writing about medicine, healthcare, education and the arts, she received an MFA in Creative Nonfiction Writing from Saint Mary’s College of California. She is the cofounder of the Diablo Writers’ Workshop, where she teaches creative writing. She also teaches design thinking and life design at Saint Mary’s College. Her recent essays have been published in The Coachella Review, Motherwell, and The Bold Italic, among others.


Cover Photo: This header image has a headshot of Allison K Williams on the left and shows the cover of her book, Seven Drafts: Edit Like a Pro from Blank Page to Book, on the right.
“It’s astonishing how similar everyone’s editorial problems are”: A Conversation with Allison K Williams

In this conversation with the author of ‘Seven Drafts,’ Andrea A. Firth chats with Allison K Williams about praise, feedback, editing concepts, and more.

Dec 01, 2021