Nebraska Authors

Andrea Portes

Best-selling novelist Andrea Portes had her novel Hick (2007) filmed. Other novels have been optioned for film. She has written Literary, Young Adult, and Children's Fiction. She has been a night-life columnist of Los Angeles websites as well as a script reader for Paramount Pictures.

Places Lived

Grew up outside of Lincoln, NE
San Diego, CA

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism


Novels; Fiction; Nebraska locale; Journalism


Master of Fine Arts Degree, University of California, San Diego, CA


Script reader for Paramount Pictures
Website columnist

Places Worked

Paramount Pictures


Hick. 2007.
Bury This. 2014.
Anatomy of a Misfit. 2014.
Fall of Butterflies. 2016.

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