Andrea DeAngelis

Location NYC
Occupation peon

About Me

I often misuse office supplies.
You can see what I mean here

I also play guitar and sing in an indie rock band called MAKAR with my husband.

I appreciate any and all constructive criticism on my work. Although I may not always take your advice.

I have been submitting a truckload of work like mad, inspired by the machine that is David Erlewine.

Here is where I'm at since starting to submit works back in March 2009 --

Heavy Bear (February 2010)
Three poems - Self-Portrait, Gadjo and trip-wired jaw

Calliope Nerve (December 2009)
Two poems - Second Sight and Winter Lust

The Blue Jew Yorker (Issue #7, December 2009)
Summer Amnesia (Anemic Winter) (poem)

Paradigm (December 2009)
Dreamleak (poem)

Ginosko Literary Journal (Issue #9, November 2009)
One story - Raw, 2 poems - Rooms, Askew

Bolts of Silk (November 2009)
A Universe of Leaves (poem)

Clockwise Cat (Issue #15, October 2009)
Two poems - Again Again and Cyclone Cellar

Word Riot (October 2009)
Three poems - Erase-stick, As a child and Every Day is Now

Denver Syntax Issue 18 (Fall 2009)
Pennyroyal (poem)

Galleys Online Premiere Issue (October 2009)
Lulu in Chicago (Lilith) (poem)
Right now, you can download the full issue on MAKAR’s website

Writers' Bloc (Rutgers) #4 (October 2009)
Two poems – Double-Spacing Curiosity and Grays of Memory

mud luscious Issue 9 (October 2009)
Flash fiction – Dumb-Dumb Bird

The Battered Suitcase (September 2009)
Three poems - Atonal, The Rememberer and The Forgetting Curve

Zygote in My Coffee (July and May 2009)

Two poems:
Slammed Drunk in Issue 122 on July 20, 2009.

Asphyxiated Blue in Issue #117 on May 20, 2009

The KaKofonie (July 2009)
A political poem Mussolini’s minds appeared in their first issue.

You can download that issue here

Monkeybicycle (June 2009)
One-sentence story - Nikkita
If it’s only one sentence you surely have time to read it.

50 to 1 (June 2009)
Fifty word story - Shiny and New

Frostwriting (May 2009)
My poem September is over was published and featured in their Postcards section.

Dogmatika (April 2009)
Short story - Someone was trying to bee-bee gun the cat.

This is actually part of my novel although it feels very distinct from that out of control monster.

Terracotta Typewriter (April 2009)
Her poem Drinking Wine was published in the very first issue.

You can download that issue here

Salome Magazine (April 2009)

Two poems:
Beatrice was published in the April 6, 2009 issue.

We Shall Drown You in the Sea was published in the April 27, 2009 issue.

Flutter Poetry Journal (April 2009)
Vivid (poem)

Mad Swirl (April and March 2009)
Six poems - Hatchet, Celluloid Angel, Elle-maid, There are questions I will never ask you, Go Away and Skulk

Gloom Cupboard Issue 84 (March 2009)
A house of dreams (poem)
Scroll down and you will see my short poem here

Forthcoming Works
I also have poetry forthcoming in the following journals:

Soft Whispers Magazine
lines written w/ a razor
The Shout

Why do you write?

I write so I don't disappear.

I write so other people don't disappear, people who were important to me, who don't even know they were important and still reverberate in my memory. I just have to remember it all even if what I have captured isn't entirely recognizable.

This is perhaps a bit simplistic but my compulsion is finally making sense to me.

Almost everything and anything inspires me.

Any favorite authors? Books?

yeah, yeah, yeah - I'll get to this but I'm too busy reading

Andrea DeAngelis's Wall

Ashwin Sodhi – May 20, 2010

thanks very much for the feedback. i feel you on hitting the surrogate home more. thank you for pointing me in that direction - it did seem like everyone was missing that. look forward to reading some of your stuff soon as i get back from my travels...

M.H. – Oct 21, 2009

Hi Andrea,
Thanks for the kind words on Flotation Device!

Darryl Price – May 08, 2009

Happy birthday!

David Erlewine – Apr 10, 2009

nice job re mud luscious!!!!!!!!!!!

Claudia Smith – Mar 27, 2009

thanks for reading "Babyfat". I'm going to check out more of your work soon. Oh, and I like what you listed as your occupation. I feel like that is also my occupation, sometimes.

Daniel Crocker – Mar 27, 2009

Well, I hope not. I look forward to reading some of your stories later on this evening.

Daniel Crocker – Mar 27, 2009

Thank you

Alan Rossi – Mar 19, 2009

thanks for the comment. i just read the bee-bee gun the cat story. hilarious.

David Erlewine – Mar 11, 2009

thanks for your bday shout on fb and here. ha re your oberlin cleansing comment. lee klein also attended oberlin, i should add. he's the eyeshot editor who hated my yellow teeth story. hated probably isn't quite strong enough.

David Erlewine – Mar 09, 2009

thanks for your comments on "Yellow Teeth"! I posted a comment to explain my madness!!!!

David Erlewine – Mar 07, 2009

Hey there! Thanks for your comment on my "wall". My pleasure reading/commenting and THANK YOU for doing the same. Cheers, David

Andrea DeAngelis – Mar 04, 2009

Ah, Darryl, I do some funny art pieces with them. I'll have to find a way to link to the picture on Facebook.
Thanks for reading. I'm working on a ton of short stories all at once which is odd because I've been working on one long novel for sooooo long!

Darryl Price – Mar 04, 2009

How does one misuse office supplies? I don't know why but this strikes me as hilarious. Looking forward to reading much more of your work.

David Erlewine – Feb 24, 2009

Hi Andrea, welcome. We were born about two months apart. That seems worth mentioning.

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