Amanda Parrish Morgan Amanda's first book, STROLLER, is forthcoming from Bloomsbury's Object Lesson series in 2022. Some of her essays have appeared in the 2021 Connecticut Literary Anthology, Guernica, The Rumpus, The Millions, n+1, Electric Literature, Carve, The American Scholar and the Ploughshares Blog. She has also written pieces about long-distance running and teaching (her other fascinations) for JSTOR Daily, The Washington Post, Real Simple, Women's Running and ESPNW. Amanda lives in Connecticut with her husband and two kids where she teaches at Fairfield University and the Westport Writers' Workshop. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.