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Amanda Niehaus
Amanda Niehaus has short hair and wears a chunky necklace and a white shirt. She is smiling at the camera.

Amanda Niehaus is the co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of Science Write Now. She is a writer, scientist, and author of the novel The Breeding Season—a story of resilience based on the reproductive biology of northern quolls. Her essays and stories have been published in Griffith Review, Overland, The Guardian, Creative Nonfiction, Best Australian Essays, and more, and she won the 2017 Overland VU Short Story Prize. Amanda can also be found at or on socials as @amandacniehaus.