Incurable word-slinger.

Cautionary optimist

Cheeky anthropologist

Amelia Aldred is a writer based in Chicago, Illinois.¬† Amelia’s work has been published in Metaphorosis Magazine, Flash Fiction Online, South Side Weekly,¬†Chicago Literati, Neutrons/Protons, Offbeat Home and the anthology Undeniably Indiana (Indiana University Press). She has a decade of experience writing and editing for nonprofits and her media relations work for legal aid organizations was honored with the Publicity Club of Chicago’s 2021 Silver Trumpet Award. Amelia hosts The Labyrinth and the Thread, a podcast that explores creativity and mental health. When she’s not telling stories, Amelia spends her time throwing nerdy costume parties, collecting skeleton keys, and taking long walks with her imaginary dog.