Andrea MacPherson is the author of five books: two novels, Beyond the Blue and When She was Electric, and three poetry collections, Ellipses, Away, and Natural Disasters. When She Was Electric placed number 6 on CBC Canada Reads: People’s Choice, and Natural Disasters was long listed for the ReLit Awards. Andrea holds an MFA from the Creative Writing Department at the University of British Columbia, where she was an Editor of Prism International. She has also acted as the Reviews Editor for Event Magazine. Currently an Associate Professor at the University of the Fraser Valley, Andrea teaches creative writing and literature. She lives in Cloverdale with her family.