"Replete with varied and rhythmic sentences, her creative nonfiction pieces integrated the elements of traditional nonfiction with literary devices used in creative writing. Very skillfully employing such techniques as sensory imagery, dialogue, figurative language, symbolism, prominent narrative voice, back-story and conflict, Ms. Giebitz made important connections between factual information and personal meaning and reached into universal themes to engage readers in her truth-telling and moving essays."”
—Jeffrey Cahan, Empire State College
Writer Amalia Giebitz was born in New Mexico, but has lived overseas for much of her life, in Central America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. She graduated from the State University of New York with a degree in creative writing and cultural studies. ...
Amalia’s Favorite Books
A Lesson Before Dying, House Made of Dawn, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, The Thornbirds, The Kite Runner, The Joy Luck Club, Mona in the Promised Land, Persepolis