Amelia Merrill

Amelia Merrill Amelia Merrill is a New York–based journalist who writes about film, theater, gender, Jewish culture, and now dolls.

Stories By Amelia Merrill

The Renegade DIYers Demanding Dolls as Diverse as They Are

American Girl has long epitomized a particular vision of childhood perfection. Armed with pots of dye and webcams, today’s teens are pushing the brand to embrace their underrepresented fans.

The Making of (a Book About) a Monster

How Narratively contributor Mary Kay McBrayer turned her love for true crime stories into a book about America’s first female serial killer.