Amy Butcher

Art Discipline: 
Washington, NH
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Mar 24, 2014 to May 2, 2014

Amy Butcher is an essayist whose work appears in Tin House, Salon, The Kenyon Review, Fourth Genre, Brevity, American Short Fiction, The Rumpus, The North American Review, Vela, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, Hobart and Gawker, among others. She earned her MFA from the University of Iowa and is the recipient of scholarships and awards from the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, the University of Iowa, Word Riot Inc., the Stanley Foundation for International Research, the Academy of American Poets, and Colgate University's 2012-2013 Olive B. O'Connor Creative Writing Fellowship. She is a contributing writer for the Barnes & Noble Book Blog and teaches for Chatham University's Masters of Fine Arts in Nonfiction Writing Degree, Southern New Hampshire University's Masters in English and Creative Writing Degree, the Loft Literary Center, Barrelhouse online, the Iowa Young Writers' Studio, the Iowa Summer Writing Festival, and the Sitka Fine Arts Camp in Sitka, Alaska. She currently resides in New Hampshire.