About A.M. Larks

About A.M. Larks

A.M. Larks’s writing has appeared in NiftyLitScoundrel TimeAssay: A Journal of Nonfiction StudiesFive on the FifthCharge Magazine, and the  ZYZZYVA  and  Ploughshares  blogs. She has served as a judge for the Loud Karma Productions’ Emerging Female and Nonbinary Playwriting Award and has performed her stories at Lit Up at Town Hall Theatre in Lafayette, CA. She is the managing editor and blog editor at Kelp Journal. She is the former fiction editor at Please See Me, the former blog editor at The Coachella Review, as well as the former photography editor at Kelp Journal. A.M. Larks earned an MFA in creative writing from UC Riverside at Palm Desert, a JD, and a BA in English literature.

AM Larks writes fiction, nonfiction, children’s literature, poetry and drama. Her writing has appeared in NiftyLitScoundrel TimeAssay: A Journal of Nonfiction StudiesFive on the FifthCharge Magazine, and the Zyzzyva and Ploughshares blogs. She has served as a judge for the Loud Krama Productions Emerging Female and Nonbinary Playwriting Award and has performed her stories at Lit Up at Town Hall Theatre in Lafayette, California. She is the managing editor and blog editor at Kelp Journal. She is the former the former fiction editor at Please See Me, the former blog editor of The Coachella Review, as well as the former photography editor at Kelp Journal.

AM Larks earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, a Juris Doctorate, and a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and Writing for the Performing Arts from the University California Riverside Palm Desert’s low residency program. She is a longtime patron of the arts and enjoys stories that capture the complexities of life on the page or screen.

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Kelp Journal – Issue #10
Proud to Be: Writing By American Warriors, volume 12
Kelp Journal – Issue #9
Kelp Journal – Issue #8
Published: A Craft Guide
Kelp Journal – Issue #7
Sick Day, Short Story, NFT
Kelp Journal – Issue #6
Artifact Noveau Vol. 2 Issue 3

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Celebrate! Young Poets Speak Out
California – Spring 2001

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I am now offering Editorial Services for any length of work (micro, flash, short story/essay, or novel/book length). I am well-versed in a number of formats and genres so contact me today and let’s chat about your project!

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