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Amy is represented by agent Terry Burns with Hartline Literary Agency. Her first novel, a young adult mystery, is being shopped to publishers.

Amy is the author of two adult romantic suspense short stories, including "Missing Andy," from the Missing anthology, Echelon Press, February 2009. She also edited the anthology.

A nationally known young adult librarian, Amy co-authored A Year of Programs for Teens (ALA Editions, 2006) , with another volume to be published in 2010. She has edited other professional titles, including Excellence in Library Services for Young Adults (YALSA, 2008).

Amy reviews adult and teen titles for national publications, and has served on the YALSA board. She conducts 8-10 workshops a year in addition to her work as teen coordinator at the Schaumburg Township Library in Illinois.