Amy Belk

Lecturer in Fiction (Fall 2018)

English and Creative Writing

Office: N111 Callaway Center. Fall 2018 office hours: Monday 12:45-1:45 p.m. and by appointment

Phone: 404-727-4683

Fax: 404-727-4672

Email: creativewriting@emory.edu

Biography

Amy Belk received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing (Fiction) in 2007 from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was awarded the Richard Yates Prize for Fiction. Her short stories have appeared in Fiction, Epoch, Eyeshot, and Off Assignment. Belk co-wrote the feature film I Used to be Darker, which premiered at Sundance and the Berlinale in 2013, received Best Narrative Feature at the Atlanta Film Festival that year, and was released theatrically by Strand Releasing in the U.S. and ED Distribution in France. She and director Matthew Porterfield received a 2012 Creative Capital Grant for another feature, Sollers Point, based on a short story they wrote together, which premiered at the San Sebastian International Film Festival in 2017, the Maryland Film Festival in 2018, and was released theatrically by Oscilloscope.

Publications

Sollers Point

Sollers Point (feature film)