Meet the Author: Amanda Montell

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Amanda Montell is a writer and reporter from Baltimore with bylines in Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, Woman's Day, The Rumpus, Byrdie.com, and WhoWhatWear, where she is the staff features editor. As a pop linguist, Amanda's insights have been featured in Glamour, Bustle, Refinery29, Hello Giggles, and Bust Magazine. Amanda graduated from NYU with a degree in linguistics. She lives in Los Angeles. Find her on Instagram @amanda_montell.

Books by Amanda Montell

Wordslut

A Feminist Guide to Taking Back the English Language

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A brash, enlightening, and wildly entertaining feminist look at gendered language and the way it shapes us.  More »

Cultish

The Secret Language You Didn’t Know You Were Using

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From SoulCycle to Scientology, we're all obsessed with cults. Linguist Amanda Montell examines the language cults use to draw us in.  More »