Amy Strauss Friedman

Author's Bio

Amy Strauss Friedman is the author of the poetry collection The Eggshell Skull Rule (Kelsay Books, 2018) and the chapbook Gathered Bones are Known to Wander (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2016). A nominee for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net, her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Pleiades, The Rumpus, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, et al. Amy's book reviews have also appeared in The Rumpus, Newcity, Agape, and elsewhere. She earned her MA in Comparative Literature from Northwestern University. Born and raised in Chicago, she now writes and teaches English in Denver. Her work can be found at

Publications and Prizes

The Eggshell Skull Rule
(Kelsay Books, 2018)
After the Pause, Burningword Literary Journal, Calamus Journal, Decomp, Escape Into Life, Fractal Literary Magazine, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Jet Fuel Review, Kentucky Review, Literary Orphans, Lunch Ticket, Menacing Hedge, Mom Egg Review, New Verse News, One Sentence Poems, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, Red Paint Hill Poetry Journal, Rogue Agent, Rust + Moth, Star 82 Review, The Rumpus, Third Wednesday, Typehouse Literary Magazine, Whale Road Review, Yes, Poetry
Gathered Bones Are Known To Wander
(Red Bird Chapbooks, 2016)

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Last updated: Dec 10, 2018