Monthly Archives: April 2013

Event: Birmingham-Southern College

What: Reading an excerpt from my novel, White Elephant When: Thursday, May 2, 2013 in the 2:50-4:05 time slot Where: Birmingham-Southern College, Harbert Auditorium (HB 128). The Harbert Building is the large building behind the Belltower in the photo below. Notes: Free and open to the public. I’m in a time slot with three poets […]

My Pseudo-Pseudonym

Amanda White isn’t my real name. Sure, it sounds common enough. It’s a good, old Anglo-Saxon name; nothing too special. My real name is much more exciting because its foreign. Arabic to be specific. So why did I choose to write under a pseudonym, you ask? Good question. Well, my real first name is Amanda. […]

So the journey begins…

At age five, if you had asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would’ve said, “A waitress at McDonald’s! So I can make sure all the kids have toys in their Happy Meals!” While my young heart was in the right place, I failed to realize that you can’t be […]