Bio

Amy Mackin

Amy holds a BA in Communication and is currently pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is particularly interested in the place where the science of communication and the creative arts intersect. Amy’s work has appeared in The Atlantic.com, The Washington Post, The Shriver Report, The Writer Magazine, Literary Mama, and The Ploughshares Blog, among others.

Amy is also a skilled copyeditor and proofreader and has worked on a variety of projects for global media and marketing agencies, tech companies, healthcare organizations, and law firms. She has also engaged in several volunteer projects, including grant-writing for independent schools and English instruction to non-native speakers. In addition to her education in Communication and Creative Writing, Amy holds a certificate in Human Resources/Personnel Management and has completed academic work in Two-Dimensional Design. She was born and raised in New England, where she continues to reside with her husband and children.