Elizabeth Amon is an award-winning reporter, writer and photographer. She has published articles and stories in The New York TimesHarper’s MagazineBloomberg News, as well as art and literary publications River Teeth, The Journal of Compressed Arts, and The Dillydoun Review.

She was selected this year as a BookEnds fellow, a year-long novel intensive, co-founded and co-directed by Meg Wolitzer and Susan Scarf Merrell. She’s been a grand prize winner in the New Millennium Writing contest for fiction, for the first chapter of her novel, “High Dive,” which was also award a Kirkus star. She has also been a finalist in the Pacific Northwest Writer’s Contest and the William Faulkner Writing Contest.

She received a B.A. from Oberlin College and a M.A. in creative writing from City College of New York. She has also been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship and a Soros Fellowship for her writing.