Amy Kurzweil

Amy is an MFA Candidate in Creative Writing at The New School. She graduated from Stanford University in 2009 with a B.A. in English and Interdisciplinary Honors in Feminist Studies. She writes fiction and comics and is currently working on a graphic novel about Jewish identity and narrative. Check out some of her work here: When she is not writing or drawing, Amy explores her interest in education (and pays her bills) as a dance teacher for unruly but lovable middle school students in the Bronx.


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