Amber Sparks

Title: Contributing Writer
Education: The George Washington University
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Expertise: Pop Culture, Lifestyle
  • Amber Sparks is a writer based in Washington, D.C. who covers all things pop culture and lifestyle.
  • She is the award-winning author of three short story collections, including And I Do Not Forgive You, which have received praise in The Washington Post, The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, NPR, Elle, The Chicago Tribune, and others.
  • In addition to InStyle, Amber has been published in The Washingtonian, The Cut, Medium, and Bustle.


Amber started her editorial career as an editor for a bi-monthly literary magazine. She worked at United Food and Commercial Workers International Union for almost 12 years, working her way up to Assitant Director of Communication. She published three short story collections, including And I Do Not Forgive You. She currently oversees all digital communications and strategy for America's labor federation.


Amber has her Master's Degree from The George Washington University.

About InStyle

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