Amanda Katz is a writer, editor, and translator who has written for the New York Times, NPR Books, Slate, the Boston Globe, and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. She is currently a writer for the Boston Globe Living/Arts section, covering books, publishing, and ideas.
Previously, she edited the Boston Globe Ideas section and spent five years as an editor of nonfiction and fiction at Bloomsbury USA. She also conducted interviews on reading for the Globe's Bibliophiles column. She has worked as a freelance editor and coach for authors and dissertation writers, and she has translated a number of books from French for Abrams.
Amanda Katz holds an MFA in poetry from Brown University, where she also taught creative writing. Her poetry and translations from French have been published in the New Yinzer, Aufgabe, EOAGH, and the Germ.