Andrea Pyros Title: Freelance Writer Education: Vassar College, NYU Tisch School of the Arts Location: Rhinebeck, NY Expertise: Beauty, health, fitness, wellness, relationships, pop culture Andrea Pyros is an experienced writer and editor who has written about health, lifestyle, and parenting topics for publications including Romper, Sesame Family, Gannett, Scary Mommy, and more.She is also the author of two middle-grade novels, "My Year of Epic Rock," and "Pink Hair and Other Terrible Ideas," and is currently working on her third. HIGHLIGHTS:Author of two books for middle-grade readersParent to two kidsFood allergy mom Experience Andrea Pyros is the author of the middle-grade novels My Year of Epic Rock (Sourcebooks) and Pink Hair and Other Terrible Ideas (Capstone). She is an experienced journalist and editor, focusing on health, wellness, beauty, relationships, and pop culture. Her byline has appeared in InStyle, Real Simple, Byrdie, Gannett, Bustle, Romper, and DailyOM Journal, and she’s held senior-level editorial roles at such major media companies as Ziff Davis, CondeNast, G&J USA, and Bauer Publications. She’s also a copywriter for clients such as Hachette, Omega Institute, and YPO.Andrea has been interested in providing compelling content to an engaged readership since she joined three of her friends in launching one of the first websites to speak to 20-something women: Girls On Film. The site received attention from Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, The New York Times and others, and led to the publication of the Girls On Film book, published by HarperCollins.Andrea earned her undergraduate degree at Vassar College and her master’s from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, where she specialized in emerging media. She lives in Rhinebeck, New York, with her husband, their two children, and their dog, Rye. Education Andrea earned her undergraduate degree at Vassar College and her master’s from NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program, where she specialized in emerging media. About InStyle InStyle is an award-winning destination for fashion, beauty, and pop-culture, with an all-are-welcome ethos that swings open the proverbial velvet ropes. Whether you’re looking for a wardrobe refresh, haircut inspiration, or a story that’ll make sparkling cocktail-party conversation, our expert-connected coverage is where to start. Learn more about our team and editorial guidelines, here.