Amanda Bloom’s work appears or is forthcoming in SLICE, The Pinch, The Atlantic, Architectural Digest, The Rumpus, The Yale Review, CRAFT, The Offing, Storm Cellar, matchbook, Narratively, About Place Journal, Medium, BARNHOUSE, saltfront, and “Spectral Lines: Poems about Scientists” from Alternating Current Press.

Her short story “Charles” was a Pushcart Prize nominee, and “A Hopeful Animal,” published in The Cardiff Review, was a finalist in the 2018 Iowa Review Award for Fiction. She served as a fiction editor at the New Haven Review for two years and, in 2018, earned a Connecticut Artist Emerging Recognition Award for fiction and poetry.

As a journalist and curator, she operated The Mercurial (web) magazine & gallery in Danbury, Connecticut from 2009 to 2013. Amanda is also a trusted copywriter whose collaborators include Conair Corporation, Cuisinart, Charter Communications, TurnKey Vacation Rentals, and Vespoli.