Amy Danzer

Amy Danzer works at Northwestern University where she manages several master’s degree programs, including the MA in writing and the MFA in prose and poetry, and directs the Northwestern University Summer Writers’ Conference. She serves on the board of directors for the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs and as board president of the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame. She was recently named to Newcity’s Lit 50 list. On the side, she interviews authors for Newcity and The Rumpus, at bookstores and literary festivals. When she isn’t working, reading, or writing, she’s regularly at live literary events around Chicago, where she occasionally shares a story of her own.