Amy Ratcliffe

  • Freelance writer covering science fiction and fantasy
  • Articles have been published on websites such as IGN, Nerdist,, and Adafruit
  • Managing editor at Nerdist Industries


Amy Ratcliffe was a writer for ThoughtCo covering the subject of Game of Thrones. Ratcliffe is a freelance writer enthusiastic about science fiction and fantasy, especially the world of A Song of Ice and Fire and the television series it inspired, Game of Thrones. Her articles about television, Star Wars, Game of Thrones, cosplay, comics, pop culture, and many more topics have been published on websites such as IGN, Nerdist,, and Adafruit.

She is currently the managing editor at Nerdist Industries. Ratcliffe also contributes to Star Wars Insider magazine.


Bachelors degree in business administration and management from Franklin University.

Awards and Publications

Ratcliffe is a contributing writer to the following websites/publications:

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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