Andrea Lani's writing explores the themes of family, the natural world, and environmental damage. Her essays and short stories have appeared in a number of publications, including Orion, About Place Journal, and Brain, Child magazine.
After working for more than 15 years as a public servant in the environmental field, Andrea left her cubicle to hike 500 miles across her native Colorado with her husband and three sons. She's now seeking representation for her book about the hike and the social and environmental history of the Southern Rockies.
Andrea has a BA in human ecology from College of the Atlantic and an MFA in creative writing from Stonecoast. She's a Maine Master Naturalist and a senior editor at the journal Literary Mama.
Andrea teaches nature writing and nature journaling workshops around Maine and she provides a range of writing and editing services. She's also available as a freelance writer. Andrea lives in Central Maine with her husband and sons.