Amanda Crum

Poet

Author's Bio

Amanda Crum is a writer and artist whose work has appeared in publications such as Barren Magazine and Eastern Iowa Review and in several anthologies, including Beyond The Hill and Two Eyes Open. She is the author of two novels, The Fireman's Daughter and Ghosts Of The Imperial. Her first chapbook of horror-inspired poetry, The Madness In Our Marrow, was shortlisted for a Bram Stoker Award nomination in 2015; her story "A Shimmer In The Parlor" was a finalist for the J.F. Powers Prize in Short Fiction in 2019. Amanda's middle-grade fiction book, The Darkened Mirror, will be published in the summer of 2019 by Riversong Books. 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: , ,
Ghost City Review
Prizes won: 

Poetry chapbook, The Madness In Our Marrow, made the shortlist for a Bram Stoker Award nomination in 2015.
 

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: Jul 05, 2019