Amy Gore is a doctoral candidate in American Literary Studies at the University of New Mexico. She previously taught for two years as an adjunct instructor at Montana State University--Bozeman, from which she earned her M.A. in Native American Studies. She holds an additional M.A. in English literature from Middlebury College, participating in the Bread Loaf School of English program and graduating from their Oxford University campus.
Her scholarship specializes in nineteenth and early twentieth-century literature, with research interests in histories of the book and print culture; the literary production of women, Native American, and other marginalized writers; body studies; American modernism; and American gothic literature. Her dissertation theorizes the material relationships between books and bodies in nineteenth-century Indigenous literature, and her publications appear in Studies in American Indian Literatures and the Rocky Mountain Review.
Currently, she serves as the elected Graduate Student Representative on the executive committee of The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States (MELUS). Her awards include the Center for Regional Studies Hector Torres Fellowship; the Emerging Scholars Professional Development Fellowship from the Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures (ASAIL); the Bibliographic Society for the University of Virginia Scholarship; the Elisabeth and George Arms Research Grant to support archival research at the New York Public Library and the New York Historical Society; and an Outstanding Peer Mentor Award from UNM’s Core Writing program.