About — Amanda Miska
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About

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Amanda Miska is a writer living in the suburbs of Philadelphia. She is Publisher/Editor of Split Lip Magazine + Press and former Fiction Curator at Luna Luna Mag. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from American University. Her fiction and non-fiction have appeared in dozens of print and online literary journals, and you can find most of them here. She is at work on her first book (isn’t everyone?).

 

Here are some more places you can find her:

 

Guest on The JellyVision Podcast: “Freelancing for Your Freedom”

With my friend, writer and artist Amy Souza, we talked to the JellyVision crew about freelancing (and lots of other things).

 

You can listen HERE.

Dear Life Guest Advice Columnist @ Manifest Station

Responded to reader from the website’s popular Dear Life column.

 

Check out: “Dear Life, I’m the 34-Year-Old Virgin” HERE.

Interview at Writer, with Kids w/ Cari Luna

I got to talk about my writing/parenting life and how they coincide (or sometimes don’t) at Cari Luna’s inspiring Writer, with Kids blog.

 

Read what I had to say HERE.

Guest Editor for Storychord

Storychord combines art, music and fiction, publishing a story + song + piece of art every other Monday. I had published a story on the website earlier, and Sarah reached out to ask if I wanted to be a guest editor. I jumped at the chance! Even better, I got to solicit one of my favorite flash writers (Lauren Becker), one of my favorite artists (my sister(!), Jayme Cawthern), and a beloved local music act (Luray).

 

See the curated collaboration HERE.

Contributor to Girl Canon Tumblr

You can check out some of the books that made me want to be a writer on this awesome site. Here’s my (very abbreviated) LIST.

Stories on Mr. Bear’s Violet Hour Saloon

The inimitable Georgia Bellas (AKA Mr. Bear) read two of my short stories on her literary radio show, as well as work from writers Leesa Cross-Smith and Jill Talbot.

 

Listen HERE.