What We Once Believed has been named a Finalist for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize with the BC Book Prizes.  The winner will be announced in May 2018.



My new novel, What We Once Believed, will be released in Spring 2017 with Caitlin Press.  I’ll be updating throughout the editing process.


Upcoming Events

Goodreads Giveaway for Ellipses
Enter here for a chance to win a copy of my new poetry collection

Monday, July 14, 2014
Harrison Festival of the Arts
I’ll be reading at the Literary Cafe.

October 24-26, 2014
Surrey International Writers Conference




March 16, 2009
Vancouver Public Library Reading
7:30 pm, Alma Van Dusen & Peter Kaye rooms

October 24 – 26, 2008
Andrea will be a panelist and workshop member at the Surrey International Writers’ Conference

October 8, 2008
University of Winnipeg Reading & Discussion

October 2008
Reading & Discussion with the North Shore Writers’ Association

July 21 – August 25, 2008
Andrea will be a participant in the BC SPCA Summer Reading Campaign
The Campaign provides emergency medica treatment to injured animals

June 13, 2008
Natural Disasters longlisted for the ReLit Awards

May 2008
Beyond the Blue chosen for’s Book Club

May 1-3, 2008
Andrea will be at the Blue Metropolis Literary Festival
Montreal, QC

April 30, 2008
Reading/Launch at TheatreBooks
Toronto, ON, 7pm

April 22, 2008
Reading with Tree Reading Series
Ottawa, ON, 8pm

April 17, 2008
Launch of Away:Poems
Dublin Crossing Pub (upstairs), 7pm

Past Events

March 15, 2008
Reading at the Pacific Festival of the Book
Victoria, BC

January 31, 2008
Reading with Valerie Stetson & Diane Tucker
32 Books, 7pm

January 5, 2008
Globe & Mail review of In the Dark by Deborah Moggach

December 14, 2007
Beyond the Blue named on January Magazine’s Best Books of 2007

October 27, 2007
Interview with the Danforth Review

September 30,  2007
Live chat with Gail Anderson-Dargatz on her online forum – readers questions welcome!9am – noon
Gail’s Forum

September 11, 2007
‘Back to School’ Reading with Andrea MacPherson & Miranda Pearson
UBC Bookstore Robson Square, 7pm

August 16, 2007
Launch for Natural Disasters
Whitby’s Bookstore, 7 pm

August 14, 2007
Interview with Linda Richards
January Magazine

July 9, 2007
Andrea will be speaking at a panel discussion for the Low-Res MFA Program at UBC with Steven Galloway, Tara Gereaux and Joe Wiebe
Green College, 11am

Listen to Andrea’s discussion with Holley Rubinsky
The Writers’ Show

Listen to Andrea’s online reading
Authors Aloud

April 28, 2007
Reading with Andrea & Trevor Carolan
Parkgate Library, North Vancouver, 2pm

April 25, 2007
BC Federation Reading: Launched! Andrea MacPherson, Rachel Lebowitz & Carl Leggo
Cafe Montmartre, Vancouver, 7pm

April 2, 2007
Reading with Andrea MacPherson, Jen Sookfong Lee & Shaena Lambert
Silk Purse, 7pm

April, 2007
Andrea will be acting as a Mentor for Young Poets Week

March 31, 2007
Andrea MacPherson reads from her new novel, Beyond the Blue
Langley Chapters, 2pm

March 14, 2007
Andrea MacPherson, CS Richardson & Sherri Vanverveen read
Harbourfront International Reading Series, 7:30 pm

January 16, 2007
Beyond the Blue Launch
Shebeen Whisky House, 6pm

Interviews & Articles

Andrea in discussion with Holley Rubinsky
The Writers’ Show

Andrea & Craig Rintoul discuss Beyond the Blue

Feature article
Page 69 Test

Interview with Charles Demers

Andrea MacPherson in Profile
Dundee Courier

January 16, 2007
Profile with the Vancouver Sun

Profile with FRIDAY! Magazine

Profile with the Langley Advance

Feature article with How Poems Work
ARC Magazine
On Susan Stenson’s When You Say Infidelity

Feature article with How Poems Work
ARC Magazine
On Stephanie Bolster’s Les Beaux Jours (1937)


Fall 2008

English 212 – Creative Writing: Fiction at University of the Fraser Valley

English 311 – Creative Writing: Novel Writing at University of the Fraser Valley

Creative Writing 1103 – Intro to Writing Fiction at Douglas College