Amy Lynn Hess is an Atlanta area poet, painter, potter, publisher, professor, and dramaturg. She holds a B.S. in Theatre and Interpretation from Central Michigan University, an M.A. in Theatre History and Criticism from Ohio University, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Naropa University's Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics. She has published three chapbooks of poetry, a full length play, and a textbook about diagramming sentences. She is the editor-in-chief for her small poetry publishing company, Gypsy Daughter. She has been teaching collegiate English and General Education courses since March of 2008, having previously held jobs as an administrative assistant, bookkeeper, sales clerk and product expert at an art supply store, librarian, high school teacher, tutor, properties manager, costumer, make-up artist, and managing director at a non-profit playhouse.
You can read Hess's work at Gypsy Daughter Essays on Blogger, take classes with her at Udemy.com, or purchase original artwork in her Etsy shop, GypsyBrunch.