Amy Butcher is the author of Visiting Hours (Blue Rider Press/Penguin) and an essayist whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review online, Tin House online, The Iowa Review, Guernica, Gulf Coast, Fourth Genre, The Rumpus, and Brevity, among others. She is the recipient of the 2014 Iowa Review Award in nonfiction, as judged by David Shields, and has received fellowships and awards from the Stanley Foundation for International Research, The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, the Academy of American Poets, Word Riot Inc., and Colgate University’s Olive B. O’Connor Creative Writing Fellowship. She is an Assistant Professor of English at Ohio Wesleyan University and lives in Columbus, Ohio.
ARTICLES FEATURING AMY
Questionable Candor and PTSD
Could a woman's desire to get close to a convicted murderer stem from PTSD?...