Amy Kenny is a Whitehorse-based writer and curator. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ryerson University and a master of fine arts in creative writing from the University of British Columbia.
Her journalism has been published by National Geographic Book Publishing, Hazlitt, Vice, Walrus, Up Here, Canadian Geographic, Explore, The Hamilton Spectator and Yukon News. In 2016, she was named journalist of the year at the Ontario Newspaper Awards.
Her fiction, reviews and poetry have appeared in Room Magazine, The Antigonish Review, The Maynard, Prism, The Humber Literary Review, Freefall, the Feathertale Review, Monday, and Time and Place.
She has written promotional material for the Yukon Arts Centre, and the Recreation and Parks Association of the Yukon. She has also written scripts and web content for Travel Yukon.
Her comic, Strip Show, can be found on Instagram at @a_stripshow.
Amy also works as a silversmith and leatherworker under the brand AmyKny, and as a personal trainer, specializing in endurance sports (marathons and ultramarathons).