Amelia Cotter

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General Information

Name: Amelia Cotter

Pen Name: None

Genres: Fiction, Non-Fiction

Born: 1985 in Baltimore, Maryland



Illinois Connection

Cotter has lived in Chicago since 2008 and is a member of the Society of Midland Authors.

Biographical and Professional Information

Amelia Cotter is an author and storyteller with a special interest in the supernatural, history, and folklore. Amelia lives and writes in Chicago but is originally from Maryland, where she earned a degree in German and History from Hood College. She has appeared on various radio and television programs, and regularly presents at conferences and events.

Amelia shares her love for the many wonders of the world, while hopefully inspiring others to explore it, through her books, stories, poetry, and other writing. She is one of many contributors to the book, Encounters With The Paranormal: Personal Tales of the Supernatural and Lost in the Witching Hour.

Visit her official website at, or write to her any time at

Published Works

  • This House: The True Story of a Girl and a Ghost, Black Oak Media, 2011
  • Maryland Ghosts: Paranormal Encounters in the Free State, Black Oak Media, 2012
  • Breakfast with Bigfoot, Black Oak Media, 2013

Titles at Your Library

This House: The True Story of a Girl and a Ghost

ISBN: 0692236147
Release Date: 2014-08-21

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Maryland Ghosts: Paranormal Encounters In The Free State (Second Edition)

ISBN: 0692449604
Release Date: 2015-05-19

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Breakfast with Bigfoot

ISBN: 1618760173
Release Date: 2013-04-29

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

Amelia is available to speak to audiences of all ages on a variety of topics related to the supernatural, history, folklore, and writing. To schedule Amelia for an appearance or interview, please contact her at

External Links

Amelia Cotter on WorldCat


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