Amy Neswald is a fiction writer and independent filmmaker. Her written work is forthcoming or has been published in The Normal School, Green Mountain Review, and Bat City Review, among others. She is the recipient of the Dick Shea Memorial Award for Fiction and was a 2019 Pushcart Prize finalist. Her screenplay received the Best Screenplay award at the Rhode Island International Film Festival (2008) and her short film Wilderness was awarded an Indiefest award for excellence in film making. She currently teaches creative writing at the University of Maine, Farmington.