About the Author
Amy's work has appeared in SAIL, Eugene Weekly, Loyola magazine, Edible Austin, Fiction Attic, Public Gardens, Texas Gardener, and more. She previously served as music editor at Willamette Week, Portland, Oregon's Pulitzer Prize–winning alt-weekly newspaper, and as editor of Wildflower, the magazine of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas. She is currently senior writer and editor for Trust for Public Land and managing editor of TPL's magazine, Land & People.
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's in creative writing from Loyola University Chicago and a master's in geography from the University of Texas at Austin. The Box Wine Sailors is her first book.
The Writing of Amy McCullough