Ms. Martha Amore

Alaska, United States


Martha Amore is a published author of both fiction and non-fiction and teaches writing at the University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Pacific University.  She achieved her MFA in Fiction from the University of Alaska Anchorage.  Her stories have appeared in the Canadian feminist journal, Room, as well as several other magazines and journals in Alaska, Illinois, and Colorado.  Her novella "Weathered In" has recently been included in a collection of Alaskan novellas.  She lives in Anchorage, Alaska, with her husband, three daughters, two dogs, a cat, and heaps of chickens and bees.


Publications

  • Weather In (in collection: Weathered Edge) , VP&D House, Inc. (June 7, 2013)
  • Geology , Radical Arts for Women (April 15, 2012)
  • Freeze Up , Room Magazine (October 15, 2012)

Awards

  • RAW Writing Contest(2012)
  • Anchorage Daily News Writing Contest Grand Prize(2005)

Employment

  • Writing Instructor at University of Alaska Anchorage (August 2009 - )
  • Writing Instructor at Alaska Pacific University (August 2012 - )
  • Writer at ink spring writing services, llc (August 2012 - )

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Science from University of Michigan (May 1992)
  • Master of Fine Arts in Fiction from University of Alaska Anchorage (May 2009)

Genres of Interest

Fiction