Amy Sohn is the author of the novels Prospect Park West, Motherland, Run Catch Kiss, and My Old Man. Her articles have appeared in New York, Harper’s Bazaar, Playboy, and The Nation. She lives in Brooklyn with her family.
A talented young actress. A leading man. A sexy secret. The role of a lifetime.
In this big, juicy literary novel from bestselling author Amy Sohn, an ambitious young actress discovers that every marriage is a mystery, and that sometimes the grea...
So The Actress is coming out July 1. I am super stoked and nervous and doing a lot of walking lunges. To help me celebrate, everyone in New York City and all of their friends are invited to my Bookcourt launch, on the pub date, July 1. I had 200 people come to Barnes & […]
On July 1, 2014, my new novel, The Actress, will be published. I could not be more excited. The idea came for me about two and a half years ago and I have been hard at work on it ever since. It is not set in Brooklyn – but in Berlin, Utah, Venice, Hancock Park, […]
Over the years many people have written to ask if I would put out a collection of my New York Press column, “Female Trouble,” which ran from 1996 to 1999. I have no plans to do so but I’ve done the next best thing, which is given all of the columns to Byliner. If you […]
Had a great time at John Wesley Harding’s Cabinet of Wonders 3/14 at City Winery, in company of Fred Armisen, Dan Zanes, Graham Parker, Hospitality, and Peter Carey. Wes wrote a limerick about me, as he does all of his performers: There once was a writer called Sohn Admired for her humourous tone Don’t look […]
Going on NPR’s “All Things Considered” tomorrow, Saturday August 26. Please check your listings to see when it’s on!! In less dramatically exciting news, I got back from my MOTHERLAND mini-book tour about a week ago and wanted to share some photos. When I found out I had to get from Boston to Sag Harbor […]
Ginia Bellafante of the New York Times weighed in on MOTHERLAND in this week’s “Big City” column. I am extremely grateful to be covered on the front page of the Metropolitan section and am a faithful reader of Ginia’s column. I read this one three times, trying to glean her thesis. She seemed conflicted. I […]
The Brooklyn Writers Space LitCrawl Reading Saturday, May 19, 2012 6 PM. Bookcourt Bookstore, 163 Court Street near Dean St. with: Terence Degnan, Jim Hanas, Heidi Schreck, Amy Sohn Was everything really OK for Lloyd Dobler and Diane Court when the no smoking sign dinged off? Come find out what members of the Brooklyn Writers […]
In thinking about the locations for my new novel MOTHERLAND (out August 14), I remembered that someone made a map of the locations for the prequel to Motherland, Prospect Park West. On Google Maps you can do custom maps, which means of fictitious people living in fictitious books. For Motherland I am hoping someone can […]
Yes, we tweeted snarky things. Yes, Samantha Bee mocked us all on “The Daily Show,” and allowed three eccentric coop members to create satire simply by being themselves. But I came away from the vote last night feeling renewed affection for the Coop. I was impressed by the level of debate, intelligence of the speakers, […]