What's Coming Next?

Reading From New Work

Reading at the University of Rhode Island

Where I've Been.

Friday, July 20, 6:00 P.M. East End Books, 389 Commercial Street, Provincetown, Ma 02657. Amy will read from The Off Season.

March 20, 2018, 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Amy will read from her novel The Off Season at the Rainbow Lifelong Learning Institute Brown Bag Presentation at the UU Church, 630 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington Center, MA.

April 12, 2018--Amy will read from The Off Season at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.

August 30, 2017, 6:00 PM
Reading at Art Market Provincetown (AMP Gallery), 432 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA

September 15, 2017, 4:00 PM
Public conversation about fiction, nonfiction, and a life of writing with Mecca Jamilah Sullivan as part of the Provincetown Book Festival
Provincetown Public Library
357 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA

October 14, 2017, 3:30 - 4:30
Women's Week Reading Series
Provincetown Public Library
330 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA

October 27, 2017, 7:00 PM
Reading from "The Off Season" Harvard Bookstore, 1256 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

October 29, 2017, 7:00 PM
Reading from "The Off Season"
Bluestockings Books, 172 Allen Street, New York, N.Y.

November 9, 2017
Wellesley Centers for Women Lunchtime Seminar Series
Cheever House Library, 828 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA
For more information contact wcw@​wellesley.edu, 781-283-2500

November 10, 2017, 7:00 PM
Reading with Meg Kearney (and another poet TBA) Chapter & Verse reading series. Loring Greenough House, 12 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA

November 18, 2017, 7:30 PM
Reading from "The Off Season" Bird In Hand Book Store, (Starts Here reading series) 11 East 33rd Street, Baltimore, MD.

December 14, 6:30 p.m.
Reading with author and playwright Michelle Gabow at Jamaica Plain Branch Library, 30 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA

March 7 - 11, 2018
Panel Discussion: Nothing Can Happen Nowhere: The Craft of Setting in LGBTQ-Themed Fiction
AWP 2018 Conference, Tampa, FL
For more information, https:/​/​www.awpwriter.org/​awp_conference/​ (a complete conference schedule will be out in October)

Amy reading from her new book at Pine Manor College

Amy Hoffman moderating a panel discussion about books, history, and the creative process.with Anita Diamant and Geraldine Brooks at the Jewish Book Fair: Distinguished Author Series. December 6, 2009.

Selected Works

When Nora Griffin, an artist in her midthirties, moves from Brooklyn to Provincetown, she isn't looking for trouble. Her partner, Janelle, is recovering from breast cancer treatment, and together they've decided that the quiet off-season on the tip of Cape Cod is the perfect place for Janelle to heal and Nora to paint. Then charismatic Baby Harris flirts into Nora's life in her red cowboy boots.
An all-American coming-of-age story about a nice Jewish lesbian and her large family; from the eastern Europe migration to the present day.
A vivid, funny portrait of the four tumultuous years a young editor spent working in the gay press
Hoffman’s memoir expresses the psychological and emotional havoc AIDS creates for those in the difficult role of caring for the terminally ill.