Amanda is a writer from Los Angeles.

Her work has previously appeared or is forthcoming in Black Warrior Review (2018 Nonfiction Contest Winner), Spillway, Prelude, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, and The Cincinnati Review. She's received fellowships from the Edward F. Albee Foundation and the Iowa Writers' Workshop. In 2017 she graduated from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop with an MFA in Fiction. Currently she's working on a speculative novel.  

Here she is hugging a robot in Tokyo.