Amanda Crum

Poet

Georgetown, KY 40324

Author's Bio

Amanda Crum is a writer and artist whose work has been published in Barren Magazine, Eastern Iowa Review, The Hellebore, and more. Her poetry and short stories have been included in several anthologies, including Beyond The Hill and Two Eyes Open. She is the author of The Darkened Mirror, a middle-grade novel, and Cinders and Glass, a chapbook of dark fairy-tale poetry, as well as The Madness In Our Marrow and Tall Grass, two chapbooks of horror poetry which both made the shortlist for Bram Stoker Award nominations. She is also a Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net Award, and Indie Horror Book Award nominee. Her middle-grade fiction novel, Where Wild Beasts Grow, is forthcoming from Fitzroy Books (2022). She currently lives in Kentucky with her husband and two children.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Reassurances From Starboard (Lost Tower Publications, 2017)
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The Things We Carry (Lost Tower Publications, 2015)
Journals: ,
Chantarelle's Notebook
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Ghost City Review
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Street Light Press
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Versification
Prizes won: 

First place, WritingRoom short story competition--2008

Third place, Fiction Vortex Horror Award--2014

Finalist for the J.F. Powers Prize for Short Fiction--2019

Second place, Molotov Cocktail Flash Fiction Competition--2020

 

 

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Alix E. Harrow Stephen King Carol Goodman
What I'm reading now: 
The Girl Who Drank The Moon by Kelly Barnhill

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Lexington, KY
Kentucky
Raised in: 
Lexington, KY
Kentucky
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Last update: Oct 14, 2020