“Her survival journey, unveiled in My Beautiful Detour, is more than inspiring; it is a celebration. Against all odds, Amy finds—and creates—the magical out of the impossible.”
— Amanda Gronich, co-creator, The Laramie Project

Amy had ambitious plans for college and a Broadway career, until her stomach exploded the week before her senior prom. Months later, she awoke from a coma to learn that she might never be able to eat or drink again. After years on IV nutrition, her first bite of food awakened her senses to life’s ordinary miracles but also brought back memories of being sexually abused by a trusted mentor for months, just before the unexpected rush to the emergency room that fateful Passover night. With determination, imagination, relentless resilience, and an inner “hunger” for life, Amy created a roadmap where none existed.

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How to Purchase:

Order using the “Buy Now” button below for a signed limited edition author copy with an artistic surprise - just let her know what personal message want written! (plus, shipping and tax is included!)


Amazon: Paperback & Kindle
Apple Books: eBook
Barnes & Nobles: Paperback & eBook
Kobo: eBook
Smashword: eBook
ISBN: 9781733138802


 Book Signings Near You:

July 11th at Barnes & Nobles in Westport, CT.
July 20th at Bank Square Books in Mystic, CT.
August 6, 7, & 8th at HERE Arts Center NY, NY
August 13th at Westport Library, CT
August, 24th at the Ridgefield Art Walk, CT
or check out Amy’s event page here.

To book Amy, contact Justin Loeber, Raquel Perazzo, or Miles Coleman at media@mouthdigitalpr.com

Want to become more involved? You can check out Amy’s clothing line inspired by her book and her partnering art pieces, or look into one of Amy’s creative writing workshops!

You can also check out these articles that inspired sections of her book:

Huff Post
Thought Catalog
Sharp Heels
My Student Voices
Huff Post
Elephant Journal

Want a sneak peak?

Check out these two excerpts! Click on the photo.

Published Works

Memoir: “My Beautiful Detour,” (Singing Tree Publications) New World Anthology, PerformerStuff, Eddy Theatre Co, Narcissist’s Playbook, Doll Hospital, Semicolon Project, IMPossible Project, Philippines Academic Textbook, Trigger Points Anthology, 365 Women a Year, New Hat Literary Productions, Doll Hospital, “A Solitary Voice” Epic Monologue Anthology, Modern Loss