essays and articles

Amy’s career as a writer has spanned many genres, and produced a great variety of work. For 25 years, she worked as a syndicated columnist for Universal Press Syndicate, and her children’s story column Tell Me a Story was published around the world. She also worked for a decade as a newspaper columnist, has performed regularly on Spoken Word stages in New York and Los Angeles, and in addition to her own books and those she has ghostwritten or co-authored, her stories and essays have appeared in several collections. Below are links to some of these works.

DESPERADO'S WIFE  has been included and excerpted in several anthologies and printed in prestigious media outlets, including:

STRICKEN: THE 5,000 STAGES OF GRIEF, "NEW YEAR'S DAY," Dalton Books, edited by Spike Gillespie and Katherine Tanney (CLICK HERE for a review on BlogCritics Books)

DANCING AT THE SHAME PROM, Seal Press (2013), edited by Amy Ferris and Hollye Dexter

MODERN LOVE: KEPT TOGETHER BY THE BARS BETWEEN US -- The New York Times

MY HUSBAND, THE CONVICTED MURDERER -- Salon.com

THE KATIE COURIC SHOW

KEPT TOGETHER BY THE BARS BETWEEN US, MODERN LOVE PODCAST, READ BY CHERRY JONES



ADDITIONAL ARTICLES, ESSAYS & INTERVIEWS

MEMOIR AND THE ART OF MEMORY, LA EDITORS AND WRITERS GROUP

SERENDIITY IN THE TIME OF CORONAVIRUS -- Shondaland

MARRIAGE 101 -- Huffington Post

BREATHLESS -- Fresh Yarn

WHAT WAS I THINKING? 58 BAD BOYFRIEND STORIES, Google e-book

HUFFINGTON POST INTERVIEW WITH MONA GABLE ON DESPERADO'S WIFE

UCLA EXTENSION INTERVIEW ON DESPERADO'S WIFE AND KATIE COURIC

DESPERADO'S WIFE, KATIE COURIC AND ME by Dennis Danziger, The Good Men Project



RADIO, PODCASTS & NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINE - INTERVIEWS

Amy Friedman, Founder and Executive Director POPS the Club,
Pursuing Justice with Harriet Hendel, PARTS 1 & 2
https://pod.co/pursuing-justice/author-editor-founder-of-p-o-p-s-amy-friedman-part-1

https://pod.co/pursuing-justice/author-editor-founder-of-p-o-p-s-amy-friedman-part-2

Deborah Kalb interview here.


VoiceAmerica's Positive Living with Patricia Raskin, here

The WEOL Morning Show with Bruce Van Dyke here

Conversations LIVE with Cyrus Webb here

Bob Gourley on Issues Today, KTYM-AM (San Pedro, CA), here


Top of Mind with Julie Rose Sirius XM Radio's BYU Radio view here

Waking From The American Dream with Kelly Carlin: Podcast (#79)

Experience Talks, With Tim Carpenter, February 2, 2013

Write with Spike: Interview with Amy Friedman: Interview with author Spike Gillespie on February 9, 2013

Women Behind the Wall: On BlogTalk Radio

On Teaching Pen in the Classroom (from the Palisadian-Post, by Danielle Gillespie)

Amy at Idyllwild Authors Series, from Idyllwild Town Crier, by Marshall Smith

5-Question Author Interview: Amy Friedman, from The Writer's [Inner] Journey, by Meredith

Author Q&A: Syndicated Columnist Amy Friedman, from Write On Online, by Debra Eckerling

Artists Learn to Cobble Together Successful Careers from Ruling Imagination, by Peter Friedman

Memoir and the Art of Memory

The Writer-Editor Relationship

Amy on Voyage LA

Kidmates Profile

Q&A with Deborah Kalb Books

Spirit of Story

Small & Gutsy Podcast