Amanda Katz is a writer, editor, and translator who has written for the New York Times, NPR Books, the Boston Globe, and the San Francisco Bay Guardian, among other publications. She is currently the deputy editor of the Boston Globe Ideas section.
A former editor of nonfiction and literary fiction at Bloomsbury USA and a copy editor at the San Francisco Bay Guardian, she went on to write the Boston Globe's weekly Bibliophiles column. She has worked as a freelance editor and coach for writers of books and dissertations, and she has translated a number of books from French for Abrams.
Amanda Katz holds an MFA in poetry from Brown University, where she taught creative writing and coached dissertation writers. Her poetry and translations from French have been published in the New Yinzer, Aufgabe, EOAGH, and the Germ.