Amra Brooks was born and raised in California. She has taught at the University of
California, Santa Cruz; University of California, San Diego; and Naropa University.
Currently she lives in Pennsylvania where she teaches at Muhlenberg College. Her novella
California will be published by Teenage Teardrops in the fall of 2008. She is currently working
on a book of fiction tentatively titled The Scariest Movie Ever Made, as well as a collection of poems called The Pinking Sky. She has written for Artforum, the LA Weekly, index magazine and contributed to The Encyclopedia Project F-K, as well as other publications.