Freelance Writer and Payroll Clerk
In pursuit of a long-held dream, Amy Mackin reinvented herself midlife and embarked on a literary career. She writes women’s fiction as well as essays and articles on topics that ignite her passion, which include social justice, parenting, the creative process, autism awareness, education reform, and the culture of American sports. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Writer, The Washington Post, Literary Mama, and Brain Child, among others.
When she’s not writing, Amy homeschools her son, supports all her children in their various extracurricular activities, works part-time for a healthcare provider, volunteers at a local farm, attends evening classes to continue her education, and blogs about keeping up with it all at www.amymackin.com. Amy lives in Massachusetts with her husband, three children, and two friendly felines.