Amanda Finn

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Chicago, Illinois
DePaul University
Ripon College
Lifestyle, Popular Culture, The Arts
  • Amanda has been a professional lifestyle and arts writer for almost 8 years.
  • Amanda’s background and training as a performer gives her particular insight into aspects of the arts other writers might not see.
  • Amanda has interviewed celebrities such as Margaret Cho and Karen Olivo, which is one of the reasons she loves being a writer.


Amanda’s work has been seen in publications such as HuffPost, Yahoo!, Ms. Magazine, American Theatre Magazine, the Chicago Reader and others. She has won multiple awards for her feature writing and recently launched a website focused on travel writing on building confidence in travel.


Amanda has always loved learning and wearing multiple hats on at once. Because of this, she triple majored at Ripon College and is in a more complex variety of masters program at DePaul University. Being able to research and put together succinct pieces on new information is something for which her years of schooling have readied her.
Stories By Amanda Finn