Posts by Amy Butcher

November 10, 2014 | Nonfiction


Amy Butcher

I thought it was a baby. It was possible, though not—and this is the important part—likely. 

July 15, 2014 | Nonfiction

We Walk a Line

Amy Butcher

My roommate lives her life differently. This is what she claims. 

January 20, 2014 | Nonfiction

The Last Days of California and My Favorite Mary Millerisms

Amy Butcher

It’s been a big month for Mary Miller. Even prior to today’s release of her debut novel, The Last Days of California, excerpts and starred reviews found their way into the pages of Elle and O!

March 21, 2013 | Nonfiction

I Was Always Pushing

Amy Butcher

It started that stupid night you convinced me to walk with you over the bridge and along the river. I shouldn't have done that and I knew it—even before we left, I knew it—and I thought to

February 14, 2013 | Nonfiction

Some Salvation

Amy Butcher

I can take just about anything now.

Like how I returned from Christmas vacation to an inch of melted snow and a gaping hole above where I pee. Lake Effect, my landlord said, simply, squinting

September 12, 2012 | Nonfiction

On Fear (And, OK, Also Steak)

Amy Butcher

I was twenty-two the year I realized I was scared of everything.