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Nonfiction

 

ESSAYS:

"The One Kind of Man I Can Never Marry Again" - Oprah Daily

"A Cure for the Existential Crisis of Married Motherhood" - New York Times

"The Woman Who Walked Alone" - The Lonely Stories anthology

"How a Missing Sock Changed My Life" - New York Times Modern Love

"Happier Than Ever" - Oldster

"It Is Solved By Walking" - Human Parts

"Broken, Lost, Tossed, Found" - Medium

"All Hail Emily Dickinson, the Quarantine Queen" - Medium

"Pandemic Parenting: A Hair Story"- Medium

"In Praise of Terrible Dresses"- Medium

"Everything is Made Up Anyway"- Medium

"How I Found The Time To Write A Book" - Creators Hub

"How Literary Ghosts Can Help Us All Be A Little More Human" - Lit Hub

"What Happens When You Go Full Stoic" - Forge

"Why Traveling Alone Is The Least Lonely Way to Go" - Airbnb Magazine

"When Swimming Felt Like Prayer" - Forward

"New York: A Ghost Story" – Atticus Review

 

"The Quimby Years– Columbia Journal

"Why Are We So Obsessed With Creepy Dolls?"   Electric Literature  

 "A Heart-Shaped Life"  – Longreads

"The Surprising Magic of Bad Books" - The Rumpus

"A Goofy State of Mind: My Grandmother's Letters from Martha Gellhorn" - The Millions

"Why Print is Dead: The Worst Magazine Prank Ever" - The L Magazine 

THE LONG HAUL:

 (AN ONGOING PROJECT CHRONICLING ONGOING PROJECTS)

 "The Long Haul" - Medium 

"The Pilgrimage of the Writing LifePilgrimages: A Journal of Dorothy Richardson  Studies 

"The (Gratifying, Frustrating, Limit-Testing, Inspiring) Long HaulReal Simple

"The Long Haul: What Creative People Can Learn from Diana Nyad, Tommy Caldwell,     and Frigate Birds– Catapult

  SHORTER PIECES:

  All Posts on Forge

  Selects:

 "What You Miss Most Is An Essential Clue to Who You Are" - Forge 

 "The Secret Glee of Shy People and Plan-Cancelers in Coronatimes" - Forge
 

  All Posts on JSTOR Daily 

  Selects:

 "The Utopian Roots of the Artist's Retreat JSTOR Daily

  "In Praise of Small Presses" JSTOR Daily 

  "How American Girl Dolls Teach History (And Revolution)" JSTOR Daily

 

   All Posts on Oprah.com

   Selects:

 

 "What To Do When You're Feeling Defeated" Oprah.com

 

 "What We Learn from Literary Heroines Oprah.com​

 

 "Things Every Woman Should Write Down Right Now Oprah.com 

HUMOR:

 "An Open Letter to George Bailey" The Rumpus

 "The Terrors of TinytownMr. Beller's Neighborhood

 "The Most Excellent and Lamentable Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, Told Entirely in         Emoticons"  Yankee Pot Roast 

  Posts for The Nervous Breakdown​

 

 

 Amy's personal essays and cultural criticism have also appeared in the print publications Real Simple, Martha Stewart Living, Poets & Writers, Modern Painters, and the late, great Jane.



 

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