Andrea L. Simpson’s biography Teacher With a Master Plan: California Superintendent of Public Instruction 1945-63, Limited Edition, was published in 2021. Her 2023 historical novel The Covenant Keepers is complete at 98,000 words. Her articles have been published in national and international business magazines and Hawaii and Pacific regional newspapers and magazines. Andi is a member of the Historical Novel Society, The Author’s Guild, the Independent Writers of Southern California, and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She is a graduate of the Yale Writer’s Workshop and UCLA and Stanford University writers courses, among others. She has a Bachelor’s in history and a Master’s in systems management from USC. She served as vice president of corporate communications for Fortune 500 companies in Hawaii, Texas, and California. She was named Public Relations Professional of the Year and Advertising Woman of the Year in Hawaii, and was awarded PRSA’s Silver Anvil, the national PR profession’s Oscar.