Amanda Boyden

Artist in Residence (Fiction)Amanda Boyden

Contact

Phone: 504-280-6273

Background

Amanda Boyden is the author of two novels, Pretty Little Dirty and Babylon Rolling, an international bestseller and one of the French weekly Le Point's top twenty books of 2010. St. Louis Post-Dispatch included it in its Best Books of the Year and said of it,       "[Pretty Little Dirty] hinted at the author's literary promise. With Babylon Rolling, that promise is fulfilled."

Amanda has contributed nonfiction to Macleans magazine, the Globe and Mail, the anthology New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost and others. Her short fiction has appeared in the collection 2033: Future of Misbehavior, The Mid-American Review, Sonora Review, the men's magazine Gallery and elsewhere. She is at work on her third novel.