Amber Lanier Nagle is a Georgia girl through and through. In 2006 after working for eighteen years as an engineer, she reinvented herself as a freelance writer specializing in nonfiction articles. Her work has appeared in GRIT, Mother Earth News, GEORGIA Magazine, Atlanta Life, Points North, Chatter, Get Out Chattanooga and many other magazines and newspapers.
For eleven years, she penned a monthly newspaper column focusing on memories, relationships, and unique observations from her lifetime in Georgia. In 2012, she published a selection of these articles in an ebook titled Southern Exposure: A Few Random, Rambling, Retrospective Pieces of My Life. Southern Exposure,
She’s the brainchild behind Project Keepsake Project Keepsake, a collection of stories told in first-person by ordinary people about their treasured keepsakes and mementos, and she conducts Writing About Keepsakes workshops in Georgia and Tennessee to help aspiring writers find their voice and craft their own keepsake stories.
She is a graduate of both Georgia Institute of Technology and Mercer University and is an active member of the Georgia Writers Association and the Chattanooga Writers Guild.