Amanda Shaw

Amanda Shaw is assistant editor at First Things, a journal of religion, culture, and public life. A graduate of the Catholic University of America with degrees in math and English, she now lives in Manhattan. When she’s not making prolonged phone calls to her twin sister back home, you can find her reading, writing, exploring, and getting lost in the ever-lively city.

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