About Amy

AMY WAESCHLE is an author, professional editor, and wilderness medicine instructor for the Wilderness Medicine Institute. She is the author of Going Over the Falls and Chasing Waves, A Surfer’s Tale of Obsessive Wandering. Her stories have appeared in publications such as The Seattle Times, Sierra, and International Living. Amy is a former National Outdoor Leadership School Field Instructor, graduated with a B.S. in Geology from the University of Washington, and has a Masters in Teaching from Seattle University. Her writing career began in 2002 when she wrote advertising copy for Patagonia, and she has worked as an acquisition editor, fine-tuning manuscripts for publication since 2003. Amy likes to surf, run mountain trails, travel, and spend time with her family. She and her husband live in Poulsbo, Washington with their two daughters.