Andrea Applebee

Andrea Applebee is an editor, writing coach, and poet living in Athens, Greece. Her first book of poems, Aletheia, was published by Black Square Editions last year.


GOD SAVE THE QUEEN: REFLECTIONS ON READING PHILOSOPHY by Andrea Applebee   Recently updated !

My responsibility is to tell you the truth. – Dr. Christine Blasey Ford   I used to systematically read the comics each day after making myself and my sister lunch, but I’d over-think them. I liked to read collections of wise sayings and then try them out in imagined conversations […]


Aletheia: Reflections on Poetic Knowing by Andrea Applebee

    Aletheia is a Greek word often translated as ‘truth’, ‘unforgetting’, ‘unconcealedness.’ While in modern greek, it is used to confirm or express agreement, as in its rueful English parallels, ‘so true’ or ‘really?’, its etymological source is layered and elusive: combining the privative «A» (un-) with «lethe», a […]


Dominae and Domains: Cumberland Island’s Strong Women by Andrea Applebee

  I feel as saucy as ever—not only because I am independent but because I have gained complete triumph...ah how sweet is revenge.—Catherine Greene Miller   Twisting oaks, feral horses, spiny saw palms, coasts rich with turtles’ nests and the grand ruins of Carnegies: part national seashore, part private property, […]