Hi, I’m Amanda and welcome to Needle & Bow. I’m a writer living in the Midwest. I wrote under various pen names for ten years before retiring those and launching Needle & Bow in 2020. My work now involves exploring the creative side of death, including topics in embodiment, eroticism, and history. I was born with nerve damage and live with chronic conditions, so I write about that sometimes as well.
I welcome ghosts of all sorts.
My current works in progress include fiction, poetry, and a film project about local cemeteries.
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In an intimate waltz between love and death, the 46 poems in Romancing the Gatekeeper invite you to imagine who might be waiting for you at the graveyard gate.
Why Needle & Bow?
The mission of Needle & Bow is to connect my body & my thoughts through writing & art that explores death, eroticism, embodiment, & history. To create meaning in our lives we must sew together our fantasies with our reality, in ways that are both sharp & delicate. Needle & Bow is where I can explore & create what works for me and share it with others. Thanks for stopping by.
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