Amber is a freelance writer, English as a foreign language teacher, and Spanish-English translator. She grew up in West Virginia in the US, where she graduated from Marshall University with a BA in Communication Studies. She then made a cross-country move that took her to Portland, Oregon. Here, she graduated from Portland State University with a Masters in Public Administration after completing her thesis in Oaxaca, Mexico. Looking for adventure, she moved to Peru, where she's been teaching, writing, and translating for amost 6 years. Amber is also an avid reader, painter, baker, and hiker. She lives with her husband and 3 cats.