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

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

Amanda lived and worked as a librarian in Washington, DC from 2011 to 2018 with a one-year stay on Vancouver Island, British Columbia in 2014. She loves traveling and her cat, Monday.