A.M. Whalen works as a publishing professional in Manhattan. She is also a writer, whose stories and poems concern the voices of ghosts, uncanny carnivals, and portraits of strange women. Her most recent work, Escape Velocity, appeared in collaboration with Double Blind Productions and the Bombyx Collective, as part of the CSA Performance Series at the New Hazlett Theater in Pittsburgh, PA. Originally from Pittsburgh, she currently lives in New York with her wife, brother-in-law, two cats, and three mice. Her familiars are a pair of surly toads named Charlie and Bianca.