Amanda Fletcher

Amanda Fletcher is the Emerging Voices Fellowship manager at PEN America Los Angeles. A 2012 Emerging Voices Fellow herself, she is also a former writer and editor for After Party Magazine, and her travel and feature writing have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Orange County Register, Coast Magazine, Hippocampus Magazine, and the Ignite Magazine blog. She previously worked with a global nonprofit for which she helped young chief executives tell their stories, and she has been a moderator for the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, taught writing workshops for at-risk communities, and read sections of her memoir in progress for Tongue and Groove, Dirty Laundry Lit, Vamp, and Roar Shack. She is a graduate of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario.