About Amy Letter

Amy Letter is a writer and artist whose work has appeared in journals including Quarterly West, Puerto del Sol, and PANK, as well as gallery spaces like the Jaffe Center for Book Arts and the 18 Rabbit Gallery. Amy's stories tend towards science fiction and the disturbingly metaphysical. Read or Listen to "Blue Alyssa and the Sad Gray Crab" at PANK. “The Lighted Globes” is forthcoming in the GIGANTIC anthology of science flash fiction. For a complete list of publications, please check out Amy's WebCV.

Amy's chapter on the digital-creative classroom appears in Creative Writing in the Digital Age. Amy's chapter on using students' "other talents" when teaching creative writing appeared in Teaching Creative Writing.

Amy Letter presented on the 2014 AWP panel Brave New Media, is an alumna of the 2013 in(ter)ventions literary program at the Banff Centre, and was Artist-in-Residence at the Media Archaeology Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder, November 2014. Amy Letter is the Digital / Electronic / New Media Literature editor at The Rumpus.

Amy is married to the poet Brian Spears; they have twin daughters and many cats. Amy writes a series of blog posts on parenting twins for the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford University.

Amy Letter earned her MFA in creative writing the hard way: at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She teaches Fiction and New Media at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.