Amron Gravett is a freelance book indexer for Wild Clover Book Services. She indexes scholarly and trade books on the following subjects: animal ethics, arts, child and family studies, culture, gender, land politics, and religion. To date, she has indexed over 200 books and publications.
Prior to indexing, she served the needs of library users. In public libraries, she served in various roles: library director, assistant library director, reference librarian, Spanish language librarian, and teen librarian. In a special collection library, her work as Assistant Director at Cross-Cultural Dance Resources supported rare book preservation and research on the anthropology of dance. In the academic setting, she provided digital document and interlibrary loan services at Scripps Institute of Oceanography Library, a branch of the UC San Diego Libraries.
Amron has passionately volunteered for the past 20 years for the following causes: child and human rights, education and literacy, food security, and women’s equality.
Her volunteer career formally began in high school when she received the Volunteer Service Award for her work coordinating a community garden and senior meals-on-wheels program. Since then she has served as a literacy tutor and resettlement support for refugee women and children, as a high school English teacher in Hainan, China, as a member of a city arts and culture board, and as a weekly food bank volunteer.
In her capacity as a book consultant, she has volunteered on various projects including cataloging a South African multi-lingual library for the Centre for the Book in Cape Town, cataloging a family outreach collection for Maine Humanities Council, curating a science museum reference collection, and providing virtual reference services for AskColorado statewide library initiative. She was the Scholarly Nonfiction Coordinator for Women Writing the West’s WILLA Award. She also served on the Advisory Board of Free Spirit Publishing from 2013–2018.