Executive Director: Amy Miller

Amy has worked with LLA since 2011, first as a volunteer, then as a board member, and now as the organization's first Executive Director. Amy is a native Louisvillian and a graduate of the University of Lousiville MA in English program and the Spalding University MFA in Writing program (creative nonfiction). She has worked as a freelance writer, writing instructor, grant writer, and bookseller. Her essays have appeared in SalonHippocampus Magazine,  [PANK], The Louisville Review, and Under The Gum Tree, among others. She is the recipient of the Harpur Palate 2017 Nonfiction Award and received Honorable Mention in the Flyway Journal Notes From the Field Nonfiction competition. When Amy isn’t working for LLA, she is revising her first collection of essays or arranging carpools with her husband and two kids. 

Intern: Jodi Hooper


Jodi Hooper is a graduate of the University of Louisville, with a Bachelor of Arts in English, French, and the Humanities. She has served as an Editor in Chief of The White Squirrel Literary & Arts Magazine for two years, and her own work will also appear in an upcoming anthology from Miracle Monocle. She has been a longtime fan of LLA and has participated in several of our workshops and readings. When not studying or writing, Jodi enjoys nitpicking the English subtitles of French movies, and spending quality time with her friends and loved ones.

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