amelia beamer

About Amelia

Amelia Beamer is the author of The Loving Deadthe number two zombie novel of the past decade according to Barnes & Noble. She works as an independent editor and proofreader with major publishers including Shueisha English Edition, a new general imprint of popular Japanese titles translated into English. She built her publishing career working as an editor at Locus for seven years, and for three years before that as a student assistant at the Clarion Writers’ Workshop. Now based in Chicago IL, she spent the past few years as a digital nomad in England, Ireland, Iceland, Australia, Japan, Germany, and around the states.

She publishes short fiction, book reviews, poetry, and cultural criticism. An essay she wrote about the TV series Lost was republished at Gizmodo. Her most recent short fiction appears in Psychos: Serial Killers, Depraved Madmen, and the Criminally Insane, and Zombies vs Robots: Women on War!  She speaks regularly at literature conventions, conferences, and events, and is available to lead writing workshops.

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Amelia Beamer by 8EyesPhotography