What's Coming Next?

Reading From New Work

Reading at the University of Rhode Island

Where I've Been.

July 14, 2017, 7:30 PM: Reading with Beth Grosart Little, Ian Haley Pollack and Jabari Asim
Pine Manor College, Founder's Room, Ferry Building, 400 Heath Street, Chestnut Hill, MA

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

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

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 7, 2017, 6:30 PM Reading with author and playwright Michelle Gabow at Jamaica Plain Branch Library, 30 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA

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.

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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.