Amanda Bennett grew up in Connecticut. She attended Hamilton College and received her MFA in fiction from Boise State University, where she now teaches. Her most recent work has appeared in Confrontation, Alice Blue’s Shotgun Wedding series and The Boisean. She’s working on a novel that she plans to finish during an upcoming residency at the Vermont Studio Center. Amanda enjoys dragons, the periodic table, bad movies with dancing, good movies with Paul Newman, and football (both fantasy and real).