Amy Barone

photo by Blair Hopkins

Amy Barone

Amy Barone is the author of Kamikaze Dance, from Finishing Line Press, which recognized her as a finalist in the 2014 Annual New Women’s Voices Chapbook Competition. Foothills Publishing released her first chapbook, Views from the Driveway, in 2008. Her poetry has appeared in Gradiva, Levure Litteraire, Paterson Literary Review, Sensitive Skin, and Standpoint (UK), among other magazines and anthologies.

She spent five years as Italian correspondent in Milan for Women's Wear Daily and Advertising Age. Barone has worked as a communications director at non-profit, government, and private organizations. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Villanova University and a Master degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Barone is a professional member of PEN America Center and belongs to the brevitas online poetry community that celebrates the short poem for which she handles public relations. She performs at spoken word events at venues in New York City, Northern New Jersey and Philadelphia. A native of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, she lives in New York City.

by Amy Barone

We Became Summer We Became Summer
ISBN:  978-1-63045-053-3