Amanda Ottaway is an author and journalist in New York. She is the Brooklyn reporter for Courthouse News and has also been published in the Washington Post, The Nation, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Charlotte Magazine, among others. She was formerly education coordinator at the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reportng. Her first book, The Rebounders: a Division I Basketball Journey, will be released by the University of Nebraska Press in 2018.
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