What's Coming Next?

Reading From New Work

Reading at the University of Rhode Island

Where I've Been.

Events For Lies About My Family

Amy Hoffman and Hester Kaplan, author of "The Tell" at a reading at University of Rhode Island April 2013

October 12, 2013, at 7:00 PM: Reading. Muse House Center for Literary Arts, 7924 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

September 20, 2013, at 7:00 PM: Reading. The Hallway Gallery, 66A South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA

April 11, 5:00 p.m.: Reading. The University of Rhode Island Read/​Write series, together with novelist Hester Kaplan; http:/​/​www.uri.edu/​artsci/​eng/​CalendarEvents.html

May 16, 4:30-6:00: Book signing and reading. Wellesley Centers for Women, Cheever library

May 21, 7:00
Amherst Public Library, Jones Library, 43 Amity St., Amherst, MA
with Carole DeSanti, Maryanne O’Hara, Laura Harrington

June 12, 7:00: Reading. Harvard Bookstore, 1256 Mass Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138; http:/​/​www.harvard.com/​

June 20 – 23: Presenter. Ocean State Summer Writing Conference, University of Rhode Island, 114 Swan Hall, 60 Upper College Road, Kingston, RI 02881; http:/​/​www.uri.edu/​summerwriting/​2013/​index.html

June 24, 7:00
Bluestockings Books, 172 Allen St., New York City

August 24: Reading. Art Market Provincetown Gallery, 148 Commercial Street, Provincetown, MA 02657; http:/​/​www.artmarketprovincetown.com/​

October 11: Reading. Muse House: A Center for Literary Arts, 7924 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118; http:/​/​www.musehousecenter.com/​about/​home.htm

Amy Hoffman, MFA, editor-in-chief of Women's Review of Books, in this video series shares background history of the publication and explains why WRB remains a popular and needed publication. Hoffman discusses how works are selected for Women's Review of Books, the success of their blog, and some of her favorite books and authors.
Part 1
In Part 1 of this video series, Hoffman talks about why Women's Review of Books is an important publication.

Copyright 2011, Wellesley Centers for Women, Wellesley College. This video cannot be posted elsewhere without the explicit written permission of the Wellesley Centers for Women. Contact: News-WCW@​wellesley.edu

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

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.