About the Author
Amy McCullough has contributed to SAIL magazine, Eugene Weekly, Loyola magazine, Edible Austin, and more. She is also the former music editor of Willamette Week, Portland, Oregon's Pulitzer Prize–winning alt-weekly newspaper.
In addition to writing, she makes independent movies with her partner and former shipmate, Jimmie. The duo’s first feature-length production, Operation: RAVEN—which stars McCullough as detective Sheila 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 from Zed Fest in Los Angeles to WIPE in Berlin.
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. She is currently a writer and editor for the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.
The Box Wine Sailors is her first book.