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2024 Bombeck Workshop Faculty Amy Paturel

Amy Paturel

Amy Paturel is a writer in Southern California who is passionate about storytelling, particularly personal essays.

For two decades, she has covered everything from food to sex in essay form. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Parents and more. Two of her essays appeared in Newsweek’s “My Turn” column, and she garnered two honorable mentions from the American Society of Journalists and Authors for personal essays.

Paturel teaches an online essay writing workshop, and her students have landed stories in The New York Times, HuffPost, The Washington Post and Good Housekeeping.