Andrea Jo DeWerd is a writer and book marketer in Brooklyn, NY. Andrea received her M.S. in Publishing from New York University and B.A. in English from the George Washington University. A born and bred Minnesotan, Andrea now lives and writes in Brooklyn, NY. Andrea is currently revising her first novel, tentatively titled What We Sacrifice for Magic, and is represented by Kate McKean at Morhaim Literary.
Andrea is also a book marketing strategist, consultant, and speaker, with 13 years of Big 5 publishing experience, most recently at Harvest, an imprint of HarperCollins. Her publishing experience ranges from commercial and literary fiction, memoir and narrative non-fiction, to business books, cookbooks, and bestselling lifestyle brands. Andrea has held positions at Crown, Random House, One World, Spiegel & Grau, and Simon & Schuster. Andrea was honored by Publishers Weekly as a 2019 Star Watch finalist.
In her various roles, Andrea has led the marketing and advertising campaigns for 100+ career New York Times bestsellers, including books by Elizabeth Berg, Amy Bloom, Mary Higgins Clark, Emma Cline, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Charles Duhigg, Fannie Flagg, Pope Francis, Trevor Noah, Anna Quindlen, Ruth Reichl, Elizabeth Strout, Peter Strzok, Matthew Thomas, Lauren Weisberger, Tara Westover, and former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, among many others.
Photo by Sophie Vershbow.