Wednesday, July 2, 2014
As a freelance writer, her non-fiction has appeared in the New Yorker, the Times, and the Boston Globe as well as many magazines. Her documentary film On This Island was shown on PBS as part of the Independent Lens series and was nominated for a New England Emmy Award. She’s currently an associate editor for Teaching Artist Journal.
As a teacher, Amy has taught writing to all ages, from kindergarten to Harvard University. She has given school presentations and writing workshops across the U.S. as well as Europe and Africa. She is one of two writers who do Professional Development writing workshops through the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts’ National Partners in Education program.