Deputy Editor, Living/Arts

Amanda Katz

Katz is deputy editor for the Living/Arts department, with a focus in books, ideas, and digital projects. She edited Bella English’s reporting on sexual abuse at St. George’s School and coedited the related Spotlight investigation, “Private Schools, Painful Secrets.” Previously, she was the editor of the Globe’s Ideas section and an editor of nonfiction and fiction books at Bloomsbury Publishing in New York. In addition to the Globe, she has written for the New York Times, NPR Books, and Slate. She holds an MFA in poetry from Brown University.

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