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 has worked as a professional proofreader, copyeditor, and legal assistant, and is currently employed by a nonprofit. She has also volunteered her time grant writing for independent schools. 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.