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Amy Wright

Amy Wright


Languages & Literature


  • B.A. University of Virginia
  • M.A. University of Colorado, Boulder
  • Ph.D. University of Denver

Amy Wright is the author of two poetry books, one poetry collaboration, and six chapbooks, including the nonfiction collection, Think I'll Go Eat a Worm. Most recently, her essays won first place in two contests, sponsored by London Magazine and Quarterly West. Her essays and poetry appear in Appalachian Heritage, Brevity, Fourth Genre, Georgia Review, Kenyon Review, Ninth Letter, Waveform: Anthology of Women Essayists, and Southern Poetry Anthology Volumes III and VI. She is also is the Nonfiction Editor of Zone 3 journal and Zone 3 Press.

Science and Nature Writing

Amy Wright is an award-winning essayist, author of three poetry books and six chapbooks. Her essays appear in Georgia Review, Fourth Genre, Kenyon Review, Ninth Letter, Brevity, and elsewhere. Her nonfiction debut, Paper Concert, is forthcoming in August 2021 from Sarabande Books. She is the Nonfiction Editor of Zone 3 journal and Zone 3 Press and has twice been awarded Peter Taylor Fellowships to the Kenyon Review Writers’ Workshop. She has also received an Individual Artist Grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission and a fellowship to Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.