Amy Miller

Louisville, KY USA

Professional Experience

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.


2 Years
Producer (new media)
5 Years
10 Years


Arts & Humanities
25 Years
Family, Children & Teenagers
10 Years
Books & Literature
25 Years


Academia Teaching
7 Years
Newspaper - Community
2 Years
4 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

15 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

The (Louisville) Paper (10+), Under the Gum Tree (1-2), Underwired Magazine (1-2), (1-2), (1-2), Offbeat Families (1-2), Skirt Magazine (1-2), (10+), The Louisville Review (1-2), [PANK] Journal (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




Work Samples

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.
My monthly parenting/entertainment column for The Louisville Paper. This article focuses on the traveling LEGO show LEGO Kidsfest.
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.


Featured post on popular blogging aggregator, This post, originally written on my blog ADDled ( 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.
Essay about my sensitive son.