Amy Finley

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Jackson, SC
Cleveland State University
Family Meals, Healthy Recipes, Vegetarianism
  • Amy Finley is an experienced writer and editor of lifestyle content, including food and recipes.
  • As a mom of four, she's spent thousands of hours in the kitchen cooking, baking, and making original recipes for her family.
  • Her master's thesis involved critical analysis of postcolonial literature and included thematic exploration of food as analogous to identity and culture.


A writer, editor, and content strategist with over 15 years of experience in digital media, Amy is passionate about providing accurate, engaging information that provides valuable insight to readers. She specializes in lifestyle content, including food and drink, parenting, wellness, entertainment, education, and more. She has worked for a wide range of publications, including LoveToKnow Media, Consumer Affairs, and, as well as written and edited business web content and copy for a range of industries.
One of her real-life passions is creating healthy, delicious food that's quick and easy to make; she also loves making copycat recipes of restaurant favorites at home for her family at a fraction of the price. One of her specialties is an at-home version of The Cheesecake Factor's Chicken Madeira. She also has a special interest in vegetarian recipes and food safety. She received the Quinlivan-Burke award for excellence in writing during college and continues to be driven by curiosity and a desire for impactful writing.


Amy holds a Master of Arts in English from Cleveland State University, as well as a B.A. in English and an A.A. in liberal arts.
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