Amanda Montell
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Hey, I'm Amanda

Amanda Montell is a 27-year-old writer and reporter from Baltimore whose writing has been featured in Marie Claire, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Nylon, Woman's Day, The Rumpus, Byrdie.com, and WhoWhatWear. Amanda is the author of the nonfiction book Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language (Harper Wave, 2019), which has been praised by reviewers and public figures for being "smart and freakishly entertaining," "sharp and provocative but also funny and accessible," and "Just the kind of sharp, relevant scholarship needed to continue to inspire the next generation of feminist thought." Amanda graduated from NYU with a degree in linguistics. She lives in Los Angeles. Find her on Instagram @amanda_montell.

Check Out My Work

Wordslut: A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language (Harper Wave, Spring 2019) is a brash, enlightening, and wildly entertaining feminist look at gendered language and the way it shapes us.

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Published May 2019 by HarperCollins

More Writing

Meet the Influencer Witches of Instagram

These mystical millennials are spellbinding the internet and turning social-media spirituality into a movement. Read more.

Published on Cosmopolitan.com

Even More Writing

What It's Like to Die Online

Chronically ill women are turning to YouTube to share their lives—and deaths. Read more.

Published on MarieClaire.com

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