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Amanda Montell is a New York Times-bestselling author and iHeart Radio Award-winning podcaster. Her nonfiction books include Cultish, Wordslut, and The Age of Magical Overthinking—an instant New York Times Bestseller and Indie Bestseller. Amanda’s books have been praised by The Atlantic, The Washington Post, NPR, Kirkus Reviews, and more. Her podcast Sounds Like A Cult was named a best podcast of 2022 by Vulture, Esquire, Marie Claire, and others, and won the 2023 iHeart Radio Award for Best Emerging Podcast. Amanda’s writing has been published in The New York Times, Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar, and elsewhere. Speaking about her work, Amanda has appeared in documentary series including Netflix’s How to Become A Cult Leader and Vice TV’s True Believers. Her newest podcast, Magical Overthinkers, is forthcoming from Studio71.

Amanda holds a degree in linguistics from NYU and lives in Los Angeles. Find her on Instagram @amanda_montell or Substack at amandamontell.substack.com. (Photo: Kaitlyn Mikayla)


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