Amy Guth is digital news editor for books at Chicago Tribune and co-host of the "Alex & Amy show" on WGN-AM 720.

She is author of the novel "Three Fallen Women" (2006) and is included in the anthologies "What Happened to us These Last Couple of Years?" and "6S, Vol. 2." Her short fiction piece, "Feet In Socks" was was named among StorySouth's notable stories and was a Million Writers Award nominee.

Guth has spoken at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Decatur Book Festival, the (Downtown) Omaha Lit Fest and The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival and, in 2007, founded Pilcrow Lit Fest, a local small press literary festival.

Previously, she was co-host of "ChicagoNow Radio" on WGN, wrote the local literary blog, Chicago Subtext for the Tribune's Chicago Now blog network. Guth also served as managing editor for literary magazine The Complete Meal, she co-wrote several sketch productions at Second City's training center and other improv venues, including "Anton Chekhov's Bastard Child" which was performed in Chicago from 2002-4. Guth also served as assistant fiction editor at 42 Opus, and founded and curated Chicago's Fixx Reading Series.

Find her as @amyguth on Twitter.

aguth@tribune.com

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