About

Amy Holman is a Pushcart Prize–nominated poet and essayist, an occasional fiction writer, and the author of five poetry collections, as well as a writer's guide. She has been a guest speaker at numerous conferences, writing programs, arts councils, bookstores, and literary centers, including the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, The Adirondack Center for Writing, The Marin Poetry Center, Emerson College, and The New School. She had an NYC Poets Afloat micro-residency on an historic boat in the New York Harbor in April 2021, was a poetry fellow at the 2015 Quest Writers Conference in Squamish, British Columbia, and a was 2013 guest poet for The Masters School 10th grade trip to the Ossining Weir.

Amy is a literary consultant to writers of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, guiding them on their writing lives, and how to navigate the publishing market. She also frequently teaches poetry workshops at The Hudson Valley Writers Center, and through one-on-one tutorials. She is one of the poetry editors at The Westchester Review. Check this site's calendar for readings, guest appearances, and workshops. 

When not writing or consulting, Amy expresses her creativity in other ways, including watercolor painting, photography, and knitting. She blogged about knitting in society for The Huffington Post in 2007. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.