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Amy Reed

Amy Reed

Amy Reed Biography

Amy Reed was born and raised in and around Seattle, where she attended a total of eight schools by the time she was eighteen. After a brief stint at Reed College, she moved to San Francisco. She eventually graduated from film school, decided she wanted nothing to do with filmmaking, returned to her original love of writing, and earned her MFA from New College of California.

Reed is the author of the contemporary young adult novels Beautiful, Clean, Crazy, Over You, Damaged, Invincible, Unforgivable, and The Nowhere Girls. She is also the editor of Our Stories, Our Voices. She is a feminist, mother, and quadruple Virgo who enjoys running, making lists, and wandering around the mountains of western North Carolina where she lives.

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