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Amy Shearn

Author, The Mermaid of Brooklyn and How Far Is The Ocean from Here

Amy Shearn is the author of the novels The Mermaid of Brooklyn and How Far Is The Ocean from Here. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Poets & Writers, Real Simple, Martha Stewart Living, BuzzFeed, The L Magazine, The Millions, Make Magazine, Five Chapters, Opium, Oprah.com, xojane.com, and elsewhere. She curates a monthly reading series called Lit at Lark, teaches online writing classes, and occasionally updates her blog, Household Words. Amy lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two young children and one elderly dog. Visit her at amyshearnwrites.com.