Writing History

Keychain art designed by Amanda Vacharat with a fountain pen nib and the words ‘words are hard’

Amanda holds an MFA in Writing for Children from the Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA).

She writes books that include elements of science, technology, and usually at least a little whimsy or absurdity. She includes characters that her child-self yearned to see–such as children with one Asian parent, and autistic protagonists–and portrays worlds beyond those most often seen.

Other writerly things from her past include:

She is represented by Kelly Dyksterhouse at Tobias Literary.

Pencil illustration of a fountain pen and spilled ink

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