Amy McNamara

Amy McNamara has an MFA in poetry from the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers. Lovely, Dark and Deep is her first novel and an ABC New Voices Pick. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. Visit her at AmyMcNamara.com.

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The “quiet emergence from despair rings true” (Kirkus Reviews) in this resonant debut novel about retreating from the world after losing everything.Wren Wells is hiding out. Though she lived through the accident that killed her boyfriend Patrick, the girl she used to be didn’t survive. Instead of heading off to college as planned, Wren retreats to her father’s studio in the northern woods of Maine. All she wants is a little quiet, a place where she can be in control.Then...
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A resonant debut novel about retreating from the world after losing everything--and the connections that force you to rejoin it.

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Work hard and be kind to people.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Generosity, honesty, tenderness.

Q. What’s your greatest fear?

A. That fear will stop me from doing something.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Any time in life when I allow fear to stop me from doing something. Any and all times I fail to love people properly.

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Walking around with my camera.

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