Amye Archer

This is Thirty-Nine with Amye Archer

This is 39. It's not so bad. Sure, I have varicose veins, twenty-five extra pounds, sagging breasts, and swollen feet. But I also have great kids, a career I love, and I have finally found my VOICE. Getting older isn't fun, I'm not going to lie. In fact, I will never lie. Not to you. This is 39.

About the Author: Amye Archer holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction. Her memoir, Fat Girl, Skinny was a runner up in the Red Hen Press Nonfiction Book Awards and a finalist in the Next Generation Indie Author Awards.  She is the author of three poetry collections, BANGS, A Shotgun Life and No One Ever Looks Up.  Her work has appeared in Brevity, Nailed Magazine, PMS: Poem Memoir Story, PANK, and various publications. She is the creator of The Fat Girl Blog.  Amye lives with her husband, Tim, and their twin daughters.

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