Amanda Fortini

Beverly Rogers Fellow | Spring 2020 - Spring 2021

About Amanda

Amanda Fortini has written for The New York TimesThe New YorkerRolling StoneThe New RepublicThe Paris ReviewNew YorkThe Los Angeles Review of BooksWiredSlate and Salon, among other publications. She has worked as an editor at MirabellaThe New York Review of Books, and Slate, and has been the William Kittredge Visiting Professor at the University of Montana. Her essays have been widely anthologized, including in Best American Political Writing and Best of Slate, and she was nominated for a James Beard Foundation Journalism Award. After several semesters as a lecturer in journalism at UNLV’s Greenspun College for Urban Affairs, Fortini has contributed articles and essays on Las Vegas, including several for The New Yorker, and an acclaimed cover story for California Sunday.