Amy is a producer/screenwriter and essayist based in Vienna, Virginia. She writes screenplays, teleplays, stage plays, personal and flash essays, short stories, and book, film, and television reviews.
As a creative producer for Lost Mountain Entertainment, a television and film development company based in Washington, DC, she helps to develop new television series for both broadcast networks and streaming services. Her primary responsibilities are to seek and acquire intellectual property, to outline and develop stories, to write pilots and other scripts, to analyze and provide notes on scripts, and to develop pitch documents, pitch decks, and show bibles. Her interests revolve around literary adaptation and female-forward storytelling.
Amy also writes creative nonfiction, particularly flash essays, and enjoys publishing them in literary magazines. She is the recipient of a “Best of the Net” nomination for 2023 and a Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) fellow. She is a regular contributor to the Southern Review of Books and serves as Stage & Screen Editor for the publication, where she curates the criticism of films, television series, plays, and books that fall within the rubric of stage- and screenwriting.
In the past Amy provided research, writing, and editing services in the health and medical field. Her experience is wide-ranging, covering health care publishing, public health, global health and international development, and public relations and communications. She has special subject matter expertise in maternal and child health.
She still provides consultation services in healthcare on occasion and, for an educational consulting firm, assists high school students interested in attending college with their personal statements and supplemental essays.
Amy has a master’s degree in fine arts (stage- and screenwriting and creative nonfiction) from the Queens University of Charlotte in Charlotte, North Carolina; a master’s degree in health science from The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health; and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Brown University.