Amy Monticello

Amy Monticello is the author of the essay collections Close Quarters and How to Euthanize a Horse. Other work has appeared in many literary journals and websites, which you can access through her author website. She is an associate professor of English at Suffolk University in Boston, MA, where she lives with her husband and seven-year-old daughter.
The Best Books for Growing Emotional Intelligence
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May 19, 2021