Amanda Ottaway

Freelance Print Journalist @amandaottaway

Amanda Ottaway is an author and journalist based in New York. She focuses primarily on issues of gender equity and social justice. Her book The Rebounders: A Division I Basketball Journey, a work of narrative nonfiction about women’s college basketball, was published by the University of Nebraska Press in spring 2018 and featured in espnW, Bitch Media and Book Riot, among others. Amanda previously worked for the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting as an education coordinator and is currently the Brooklyn courts reporter for Courthouse News. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Davidson College, where she played four years on the women’s varsity basketball team. Her work has been published in The Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, VICE, The Nation, Washington City Paper, Charlotte Magazine, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Altoona Mirror, and several poetry anthologies.

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