Amy  Friedman

Amy Friedman

Amy Friedman grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and has an undergraduate degree from Barnard College, Columbia University and an MA in creative writing from City College, New York. She is an author, co-author, editor and writing teacher whose work has appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, Salon and the Toronto Globe and Mail. She is the author of Kick the Dog and Shoot the Cat, Nothing Sacred: A Conversation with Feminism, Tell Me a Story, The Spectacular Gift, and Desperado’s Wife: A Memoir. Amy also is the writer/producer of the award-winning audiobook series, Tell Me a Story, based on her long-running syndicated newspaper feature for Universal Press Syndicate.