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Amber J. Mack

Writer

Location icon United States

I'm a storyteller. Through every newspaper article, blog post, ad copy, fiction story, and non fiction essay, I look for meaning and seek to create stories that make a difference in the world.

I know the importance of deadlines and will strive to be effective in all areas of need. I believe in quality work on time and I offer fresh ideas and a new perspective to every assignment presented to me.

Portfolio

Creative Nonfiction Essays

I'm Sorry, Mija
Down the Stream

After and unknown trigger has caused Amber to consider relapsing, she calls her best friend, who helps her think through her depressive fog, but he doesn’t answer. With each call, she leaves a voicemail telling him bits and pieces of how her cutting began, hoping that he’s call back after each one.

I'm Sorry, Mija
I Used to Live Here Once, and So Did She

Amber visits her family’s hometown of Madison, Ga seven years after her Great-grandmother, Nene, passes. As her and her grandfather visits his childhood home, she remembers the summers and family gatherings that she spent on the property. Her and her grandfather visits their family cemetery and she begins to feel her Nene’s presence.

I'm Sorry, Mija
I'm Sorry, Mija

It’s been a few days since Amber and her sister Khaila has seen their mother. They were evicted from their previous home and is now staying with their grandparents. During dinner their mom comes home looking frailer than Amber remembers and their mom gives her and her sister an ultimatum, stay or go.

Atlanta Magazine

Atlanta Magazine
06/21/2017
5 Atlanta events you won't want to miss: June 21-27

Where: Agnes Scott College: Presser Hall, Gaines Chapel When: June 22, 7:30 p.m. Cost: $28.30 (includes a copy of her memoir) Details: "Bad Feminist" Roxanne Gay will be reading from her new book, Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, which dissects Gay's relationship with her body and learning to accept and take care of yourself.

Atlanta Magazine
06/14/2017
5 Atlanta events you won't want to miss: June 14-20 - Atlanta Magazine

ASO Performance in the Park Where: Piedmont Park: Oak Hill When: June 15, 7:30 p.m. Cost: Free Details: With the evening's theme of "Song and Dance," the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will perform Brahms's Hungarian Dance, Borodin's Polovtsian Dances, and . . . David Bowie?

Atlanta Magazine
05/31/2017
5 Atlanta events you won't want to miss: May 31-June 6

Indie Craft Experience (ICE) holds its summer craft market this weekend. Photograph by Bonnie J. Heath Photography Candler Park Music and Food Festival Where: Candler Park When: June 2 and 3 (see lineup for showtimes) Cost: General Admission: $25; VIP: $80 (21+ only) What: Listen to live performances from Lake Street Drive, Chelsea Shag, Ripe, and more while playing adult field games and noshing on snacks from some of Atlanta's favorite food trucks.

Atlanta Magazine
05/24/2017
12 things to do on Memorial Day weekend in Atlanta - Atlanta Magazine

The Masters Water Ski and Wakeboard Tournament is part of Callaway Gardens's Memorial Day festivities Photograph courtesy by Callaway Gardens Atlanta Jazz Festival Where: Piedmont Park When: May 26-28 (see lineup for showtimes) Cost: Free What: Listen to more than two dozen top jazz musicians, from Macy Gray to Freddy Cole, play at this funky jazz fest.

The West Georgian

The West Georgian
11/10/2016
Taco Bell Closed for Second Remodel

Taco Bell in East Carrollton closes for its second remodel. On Monday, Oct. 24, the establishment was seen with "Closed for Remodel" on the Taco Bell sign post. CW Hayes will complete the remodel, and workers have been seen on the premises. The Taco Bell "Bell" has already been removed.

The West Georgian
11/03/2016
SAC's Fall Festival Haunts Students

UWG's Student Activities Council (SAC) hosted their annual Fall Festival at the Campus Center Ballroom in preparation for Halloween. The Fall Festival was coordinated by Read Lucas, the 2016-2017 special events director. Previous years exhibited carnivals and costume parties for the Fall Festival, but the main attraction of this year's [...]

The West Georgian
10/13/2016
Singer-songwriter Yuna performs in Atlanta

Do yourself a favor: go see Yuna live. The Masquerade's Hell was sold out on Friday, Oct. 7 for good reason: Yuna's Chapters Tour was in Atlanta. Doors opened at 7 p.m., and the show started at 8:30 p.m. Opening the show was Chicago native Ń ÿ ł ø, who [...]