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  Amy Miller
Professional/Personal Overview
  I am a freelance writer, essayist, and blogger working in Louisville, KY. I completed MFA in writing with a concentration on nonfiction in 2014 and also hold an MA in English. I have published articles, guest posts, and essays in both local and national magazine, online papers, and literary journals,, and my blog posts have been nationally syndicated. 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 7 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
Reporter 2 Years
Writer 10 Years
Producer (new media) 5 Years
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)
insiderlouisville.com (11+), The (Louisville) Paper (11+), The Louisville Review (1-2), Under the Gum Tree (1-2), Underwired Magazine (1-2), Offbeat Families (1-2), Skirt Magazine (1-2), [PANK] Journal (1-2), BlogHer.com (1-2), http://mamazine.com (1-2)
Other Work History
Grant writer: Capital Children's Museum (D.C.), Louisville Public Media (Louisville, KY); Adjunct Writing Professor: University of Louisville, Jefferson County Technical College; Writing Instructor: Arts & Healling, Shape & Flow Writing Studio; 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
laptop, iPhone with recording app & camera
Stephanie Brothers, Jen Woods, Claudia Cervenak, Bronwyn Williams
Metroversity Writing Award
MA in English (2003), MFA (2014)
Freelancer Availability
I occasionally freelance. I live near Louisville, KY. I am willing to travel regionally. 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.
(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.