Amanda hails from the Pacific Northwest and currently lives with her cat near Portland, Oregon. After receiving her BA in English Literature from Gonzaga University in 2014, she lived in Galway, Ireland and earned an MA in Literature and Publishing. She has been editing everything from dissertations to literary journals and novels since college. In addition to her day job at a bookstore, Amanda keeps herself busy reading from her ever growing stacks of books.
She enjoys reading a myriad of genres, particularly dystopian fiction, urban fantasy, YA fantasy, magical realism, sci-fi, and novels by and about underrepresented peoples.