Amanda Finn

Founder of Dream Suitcase

Kyle (left) is Amanda's partner and Amanda on the carousel at Disney World in early 2020.

Amanda Finn is a queer award-winning theater, travel, and lifestyle writer. Her work has been featured on Huffington Post, Ms. Magazine, Yahoo, and more. Amanda is a proud member of the American Theatre Critics Association as well as the North American Travel Journalists Association, the International Food, Wine and Travel Writers Association and the Society of American Travel Writers. She is also working on her Master’s degree in Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse at DePaul University and holds a BA in English, Theatre, and Film/Media Studies from Ripon College.

Amanda is an unashamed wanderluster and her favorite adventures so far include trips to Hong Kong, Ireland, and Australia. She really wants to check every Disney park off of her list.

When she isn’t chasing her next story she is spending time in her heart city of Chicago with her partner Kyle, along with their dog Puggsley and bunny Clove.