Amanda Oliver is a writer and librarian. She has a BA in English and a MLS degree, both from SUNY Buffalo. She has written for the Los Angeles Times, Vox, Electric Literature, and more.

She is currently an MFA candidate in creative nonfiction writing at UC Riverside and is working on a book about being a librarian.

Focusing on underserved populations, Amanda was 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.