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See your own light

Amanda Spiller’s Laying Roots is a courageous encounter with grief. She speaks truth into what often stays silent, exposing heartbreak at its roots and curing the loneliness and shame that comes with it.

Reaching the end of Spiller’s debut book is the only proof you need that healing is possible. Her words meet you in your moments of struggle and remind you that only in darkness can you see your own light.

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Written by

Amanda Spiller

Amanda Spiller is an artist and adventurer. As a survivor of childhood trauma and the early loss of her mother, she uses words to explore grief and healing.

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Jackie Zintel

Jackie Zintel is a Bay Area creator, cyclist, and prevailing optimist, no matter what life brings. She lived from a suitcase for many years before getting a cat and settling into stillness.