Amanda Oliver is a writer and librarian. She has a BA in English and a MLS degree, both from SUNY Buffalo.

She is currently an MFA candidate in creative nonfiction writing at UC Riverside. 

Focusing on underserved populations, Amanda worked as a librarian in Washington, D.C. for seven years. She has also lived in New York City, Seattle, and on Vancouver Island.

She loves traveling and her cat, Monday.