Amanda Wenger (she/her) is a Houston-based writer and performer with a background in critical care nursing. She has designed and facilitated writing workshops for health professionals as an artist in residence for the Medical Humanities program at Texas Children’s Hospital and is the recipient of an Elizabeth George Foundation Grant to finish a first young adult novel. In addition to being a FORGE NYC Fellow, Amanda is a Writers’ League of Texas Fellow and serves on the Writers’ League of Texas Board of Directors. Her work has received support and accolades from the Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Vashon Artist Residency, and The Hambidge Center. She is thrilled to join the Cove Park community.