Amy Zaranek is a writer and editor from Michigan.
Amy holds an MFA from Ashland University. Her writing mainly focuses on themes of conservation, agriculture, and military relationships.
Amy is the managing editor for the Black Fork Review and the nonfiction editor for Howling Mad Review. She also offers freelance editing services.
Amy is available for readings and presentations. Please email her at atzaranek [at] gmail [dot] com to schedule an appearance.
Amy Zaranek holds an MFA in creative nonfiction from Ashland University. Her work has appeared in Yemassee Journal, matchbook, Line of Advance, and elsewhere. Her essay “The Game of Global Domination” will appear in IO Literary Journal‘s e-book, TALES FROM SIX FEET APART. Her essay “Countdown to Deployment” won second prize in the 2020 Col. Darron L. Wright Awards from Line of Advance and appears in the anthology OUR BEST WAR STORIES from Middle West Press.
Amy is the managing editor of the Black Fork Review, and the nonfiction editor for Howling Mad Review. She also offers freelance editing services.
Originally from metro Detroit, Amy received her BA in Communication Studies from Wayne State University.
She worked as a wrangler for four seasons on various ranches in Colorado, where she helped train horses and raise cattle and bison. She now lives and writes in northern Michigan.