“The View is not the Route”
“Elegies are not symphonies”
AMANDA HARTZELL is a writer, artist, and mom. She is the author of two poetry books, The Heart Never Pretends to Be a Beautiful Muscle (Finishing Line Press) and Glowing Animals (Game Over Books). Her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net and appears in Breakwater Review, Carve Magazine, The Knicknackery, and New Letters, among others. She holds an MFA from Emerson College in Boston. Originally from Eastern PA, she calls Seattle home with her husband, two children, and their dog.