About the Author
Amy's work has appeared in SAIL magazine,
Eugene Weekly, Loyola magazine, Edible Austin, on Fiction Attic, and more. She is the former music editor of Willamette Week, Portland, Oregon's Pulitzer Prize–winning alt-weekly newspaper, and current editor of Wildflower, the magazine of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
In addition to writing, she makes independent movies with her partner and former shipmate, Jimmie. The duo’s first feature-length production, Operation: RAVEN, premiered in association with the Austin Film Festival in 2014. Their following feature-length efforts, Beast Lover (2013) and Gary and the Underworld (2018), premiered at festivals in Los Angeles, Berlin and Moscow.
Amy holds a Bachelor of Arts in creative writing from Loyola University Chicago and a Master of Arts in geography from The University of Texas at Austin. The Box Wine Sailors is her first book.
The Writing of Amy McCullough