Creative Sonoma

Amy Whitcomb

Functional Art: Other; Literature: Non-Fiction, Poetry; Paper & Book Arts
Amy Whitcomb

Amy is a literary, paper, and book artist based in northern California.

She holds a Master of Science degree in Environmental Science and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing, both from the University of Idaho. For years, Amy worked seasonally for the National Park Service in the Sierra Nevada and otherwise as an editorial assistant for science journals and writing tutor for college students. Her poetry and prose have been recognized with a nomination for a Pushcart Prize and special honors from Glimmer Train and The Pinch, as well as recent and forthcoming publications in Witness, Terrain, Brevity, River Teeth, Modern Haiku, and Permafrost. In August 2017, she served as the Artist in Residence for Great Smoky Mountains National Park to complete a paper arts project and conduct a paper arts workshop for the public. She enjoys spending time with her two cats and 3-year-old niece.