Artist Statement

Andrea Lambert is a writer and artist whose EverybodyWiki is here. Themes of abjection, mental illness, the marginalized and the occult inhabit her work.

She writes an ongoing personal essay series in Entropy Magazine’s Food SectionDining with a Cursed Bloodline: is a series of autobiographical personal essays investigating sumptuous food, the goings on of a tight-knit Reno family, and queer disabled survival during the Trumpocalypse. A widowed witch with Schizoaffective Disorder, anxiety and PTSD explores her world through food, from Cherry Clafouti’s from her backyard tree to traditional Italian Christmas cookies.

The next installment, “Dark Clouds on a Birthday Feast,” is forthcoming October 29, 2018.  The last installment, “Wound of the Mind, Wounds of the Body, ” is in Entropy here. The occult essay, “The Activist Witch Next Door” in Disability Acts/Medium here. A poem, “Infernal Fire,” is in Awkward Mermaid Lit Mag/Medium here.

She paints in figurative mixed media oils critically referenced in Anodyne Magazine as “kitchy maximalism.” Some paintings and an interview are in Angel’s Flight Literary West here.

Her 2009 Frisco Disco debut Jet Set Desolate, now a millennial period piece, is available at Amazon  and on on downloadable ebook pdf here. Her books of poetry and list collaborating with a Swedish poet, Lorazepam and the Valley of Skin: Extrapolations on Los Angeles/730910-2155 is available at valeveil. The anthology, Impact: Queer Sci Fi’s Fifth Annual Flash Fiction Contest is available on AmazonThe anthology, Golden State 2017: The Best New Writing from California is available from Amazon. The anthology, Haunting Muses is available from Amazon. The anthology, Writing the Walls Down: A Convergence of LGBTQ Voices is available on Amazon. The digital chapbook, “Lexapro Diary: Events of January 22, 2007 is readable at Moonchaps.

Here is her piece, “Alone and Together,” in the 2018 eohippus labs chapbook anthology, “What Do We Do together.”

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Thank you for tuning in.

 

One Comment Add yours

  1. lizzie says:

    Your Guilt zine is one of my favorite things I’ve read since I can remember. It’s something I’ve been waiting for, you know? It has all the things I want in a read: lesbians, drugs, references to LA and/or SF, glitter. Okay that sounds superficial, but. You’re amazing and I love your writing. I keep Guilt in my purse just to reread it.

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