About Me

Nebraska native Melissa Amateis grew up on a farm near Bridgeport, Nebraska. She holds a BA in history from Chadron State College and an MA in history from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Amateis lives with her teenage daughter, a rambunctious lab/collie mix appropriately named Blitz, and the three research assistants, aka the cats, in eastern Nebraska.

She is represented by Marlene Stringer of the Stringer Literary Agency.

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