Hello and welcome! My name’s Amanda and I’m a writer, editor, and teacher based out of Denver, Colorado. I’m a member of the Knife Brothers writing group–a small collective of short fiction writers–and the managing/fiction editor at Suspect Press literary magazine. You can find my stories in Suspect Press and Birdy Magazine.
Favorite Books: The Diary of Anais Nin, Jane Eyre, Wise Blood, The Bell Jar, The Great Gatsby, On the Road, The Handmaid’s Tale, The Yellow Wallpaper, 1Q84, A Light in the Attic, The Harry Potter series, Nine Stories, The Giver, Coraline, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze, Winesburg, Ohio; short stories by Flannery O’Conner, Alice Munro, Ernest Hemingway, Shirley Jackson, William Saroyan
Music: Broadcast, Tennis, Joanna Newsom, Beach House, CocoRosie, Radiohead, Mew, m83, Mum, Phantogram, Blonde Redhead, Of Montreal, Kendrick Lamar, Colleen, Rachel’s, Soap & Skin, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Amiina, Los Campesinos, Modest Mouse, Beach Fossils, Women, Belong, Guilty Ghosts, A Sunny Day in Glasgow, Wavves, Arcade Fire, Headlights, Have a Nice Life, Stars, The Beatles, Xiu Xiu, Gorecki, Tchaikovsky, Sibelius, Prokofiev, Janacek, John Coltrane, Charlie Parker
Movies: Lost in Translation, Amelie, Monsters, Inc., Spirited Away, Moonrise Kingdom, Brazil, Metropolis, The Shining, Eraserhead, The City of Lost Children, Coraline, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Synecdoche, New York, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Suspiria, SLC Punk, Rushmore, Meet Me in St. Louis, State Fair, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Thanks for stopping by! Comments and constructive criticism are welcome.