Amanda Nadelberg is the author of three books of poetry: Isa the Truck Named Isadore (Slope Editions, 2006), Bright Brave Phenomena (Coffee House Press, 2012), and Songs from a Mountain (Coffee House Press, 2016). She has degrees from Carleton College and The University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she received Truman Capote and Teaching-Writing Fellowships. She serves as an advisor to The Song Cave, and lives and works in Oakland.