Amanda K. Jaros is a freelance writer living in Ithaca, NY. Her writing focuses on nature, science, and environmental issues. Her work as a mother has also inspired writings on parenting. She holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Chatham University.
Amanda's work has appeared in a wide range of places, online and in print, from literary magazines to blogs to the local newspaper. Read her haiku, book reviews, and nature writing at her blog, Tamarack Writes.
Amanda was a Blog Editor at Literary Mama for four years and currently is a Creative Nonfiction Editor and a Senior Editor of that magazine. Find more of her work there.
When not writing, Amanda is parenting, hiking, scheming some new literary project, or munching veggies from her garden.