Rainer Maria Rilke gave the following advice to a young poet who’d written asking for advice about writing: “This above all-ask yourself in the stillest hour of your night: must I write? Delve into yourself for a deep answer. And if this should be affirmative, if you may meet this earnest question with a strong […]
Amanda Parrish Morgan
Amanda Parrish Morgan is an essayist and freelance writer who has just finished her first book--an examination of shame and forgiveness in motherhood. Some of her work has appeared in N+1, The Rumpus, The Millions, Electric Literature, Carve, The American Scholar, The Ploughshares Blog, The Washington Post, Real Simple, Women’s Running and ESPNW. Amanda is an alumnae of the Sewanee and Tin House Writers Workshops. She taught high school English for eight years and since 2013 has taught essay writing workshops to teenagers in Fairfield County.