Urbana, IL 61801
Amanda Bales completed her B.A. in English and Theater at Oklahoma State University in 2003, and her M.F.A. in Creative Writing at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks in 2008. After teaching at a variety of higher institutions across the country, she joined the University of Illinois as a Lecturer in Rhetoric and Creative Writing in 2016.
- M.F.A, Creative Writing, University of Alaksa, Fairbanks, 2008
- B.A., English and Theatre, Oklahoma State University, 2003
Although the majority of her published work is comprised of short fiction and poetry, Ms. Bales is currently at work on a NonFiction manuscript which examines gendered violence and the Alford plea.