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  Amy Miller
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  I am a freelance writer, essayist and blogger working from Louisville, KY. Currently, I am completing an MFA in writing with a concentration on nonfiction. I have published articles, guest posts, and essays in both local and national magazines and paper, as well as blogs and websites. Additionally, I have many years of grant writing experience. I enjoy humor writing and writing about family/parenting, the arts, home and gardens, education (I have taught college writing for 6 years), travel, food, and women's issues, to name just a few subject matters. I am looking to freelance full-time. Please contact me for more information.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Reporter 2 Years
Producer (new media) 4 Years
Writer 10 Years
Specialty
Family, Children & Teenagers 10 Years
Arts & Humanities 25 Years
Books & Literature 25 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
15 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
The (Louisville) Paper (11+), Under the Gum Tree (1-2), Underwired Magazine (1-2), BlogHer.com (1-2), http://mamazine.com (1-2), Offbeat Families (1-2), Skirt Magazine (1-2)
Other Work History
Grant writer: Capital Children's Museum (D.C.), Louisville Public Media (Louisville, KY); Adjunct Writing Professor: University of Louisville; Museum Researcher: Kentucky Science Center, Kentucky Center for African American History; Literacy Teacher: The Langsford Learning Center (Louisville)
Computer Skills
Word, Excel, Pagemaker, OS 10, Word Press, Blogger, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr
Equipment
laptop, iPhone with recording app & camera
References
Stephanie Brothers, Jen Woods, Claudia Cervenak, Bronwyn Williams
Awards
Metroversity Writing Award
Associations
AWP
Other
MA in English, MFA (pending) in writing
Freelancer Availability
I occasionally freelance. I live near Louisville, KY. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
Work Samples  
(The Louisville Paper, 5/14/2013)
A profile of the nonprofit Louisville, KY organization Neighborhood Planning and Preservation and their leader Martina Kunnecke. This organization battles Metro Council and developers to landmark and protect historic buildings in and around Louisville, KY.
(The Louisville Paper, 3/2/2013)
My monthly parenting/entertainment column for The Louisville Paper. This article focuses on the traveling LEGO show LEGO Kidsfest.
(The Louisville Paper, 10/11/2011)
A profile of Louisville maverick publisher, Jen Woods, who started the for-profit press Typecast Publishing which publishes the print journal The Lumberyard and online journal The Sawmill.
Essays  
(BlogHer.com, 5/16/2013)
Featured post on popular blogging aggregator, BlogHer.com: This post, originally written on my blog ADDled (addledliving.com) is about an unfortunate event that happened when my husband and I took our kids to see Iron Man 3. Hint: my son talked too much.
(Skirt! Magazine, 9/1/2011)
Essay about my sensitive son.