Amy Silverman is a two-time winner of the Arizona Press Club's Journalist of the Year award. Her work has appeared on the radio show This American Life and in The New York Times, Washington Post, Lenny Letter, Travel & Leisure, Motherwell, and Brain, Child. Amy's book, My Heart Can't Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love, and Down Syndrome, was published by Woodbine House in 2016. She's the co-curator of the live reading series Bar Flies at Valley Bar in downtown Phoenix, and a commentator for KJZZ, the NPR member station in Phoenix. Amy's an adjunct professor at Arizona State University's Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and also co-teaches the long-running Mothers Who Write workshop at Changing Hands Bookstore. She is available for freelance editing through the agency Laurie Notaro Creative.
She is a graduate of Scripps College (B.A. American Studies) and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (M.S.).
She lives in Tempe, Arizona with her husband and daughters.