Writing in the literary journal Triquartelry, Laurie Hertzel explains that “[w]riting honestly about loved ones — specifically, writing about family — is one of the trickiest aspects of memoir writing, perhaps trickier even than recalling events accurately or finding the arc of our own story.” So much of the writing nonfiction writers do is, to […]
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.