Amanda E. Machado

Amanda E. Machado

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Amanda E. Machado (she/they) is a writer, public speaker and facilitator whose work has been published in The Atlantic, Guernica, The Washington Post, Adroit Journal, Slate, The Guardian, Sierra Magazine, among many others outlets. In addition to their essay writing, Amanda also is a public speaker, workshop facilitator, and coach on the intersections between storytelling, justice and anti-oppression. She is also the founder of Reclaiming Nature Writing, a multi-week online workshop that centers the experiences of people of color in how we tell stories about the outdoors.

Amanda has a degree in English Literature and Nonfiction Writing from Brown University, and currently lives on unceded Ohlone land in Oakland.


Inclusive storytelling
Storytelling for social change
Op-ed and personal essay writing
Nature/environmentalist writing
Curriculum creation


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