Amy Lee Heinlen

Amy Lee Heinlen (she/her/hers) is a poet, publisher, and librarian based in Western Pennsylvania. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing degree from Chatham University and a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh.

Amy Lee is the author of the chapbook, All Else Falls to Shadow (Dancing Girl Press). Her poems and book reviews have been published widely. Amy Lee received Chatham University’s Best Thesis in Poetry award and an Academy of American Poets University and College prize.

Amy Lee runs Lefty Blondie Press  with poet and educator, Marguerite Miller. LBP promotes the poetry of woman-identifying poets, publishing limited runs of carefully edited, handbound, hand-cut, and hand-numbered chapbooks. 

As an academic librarian, she’s teaches people why it’s imperative to understand how information evolves from creation to dissemination, while doing her damnedest to provide access to the best information and content inside and outside of academia. Her favorite parts of teaching Information and Research Skills include encouraging students to be curious about the world around them, to question authority, and to be ready to have their assumptions challenged.

Amy Lee’s Curriculum Vitae is available upon request.