Amy Friedman authorAmy Friedman is an author, editor, ghostwriter and creative writing teacher. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, teacher and writer Dennis Danziger. After publishing her memoir Desperado’s Wife, the story of her first marriage to a man she fell in love and married with while he was in prison, Amy turned much of her time and creative energy to the nonprofit she and Dennis founded in 2013. In 2021, she has stepped down as the Executive Director of that organization, and has returned her focus to writing, editing, teaching and consulting in realm of social justice.

Selected Books

Desperado's Wife: A Memoir

One Soufflé At a Time, with Anne Willan

The Spectacular Gift, illustrated by Jillian Gilliland

Tell Me A Story, Audiobook, with music by Laura Hall

Animal Magic, with Laura Hall

Women of Wonder, with Laura Hall

Kick the Dog and Shoot the Cat

Nothing Sacred: A Conversation with Feminism