One Full Wit is created and run by Amanda Krupman and Tishon Woolcock, a couple of half-wits who relocated from Brooklyn, NY, to Lakewood, OH, in late 2021. Amanda was raised on the west side of Cleveland and is returning to her hometown after 20 years in Chicago and New York. Tishon, born in Jamaica and raised in East Orange and Bloomfield, New Jersey, is new to the Cleveland area.
Amanda’s fiction and nonfiction have been published in journals and outlets including Forge Literary, Smokelong Quarterly, Gertrude Press, Time Out New York, and Punk Planet. Her lit zine, PLUG, was sold at Quimby’s and Chicago Comics and featured in the Art Institute of Chicago’s exhibition From A to Zine in 2004. She received an MFA from The New School and was a recipient of a Jerome Foundation Emerging Artist Award. Her first stage performance was in 1996 at Near West Theatre in its original home: St. Pat’s on Bridge Avenue in Ohio City. Her last (final?) stage performance was at The Slipper Room on the Lower East Side in 2015.
Portrait by Lindsay Mound