Meet the Author: Amy Allgeyer

Amy AllgeyerAmy Allgeyer was born in Kentucky and grew up in North Carolina. The youngest of seven kids, she dreamed of being a writer since she learned to make her letters face the right way. She now lives in Idaho with her brilliant son, a feral house cat, and a fake owl named Alan. As an architect, she spends her days remodeling historic homes and hopes eventually to find a secret passageway to…anywhere.

Amy’s debut novel, DIG TOO DEEP (Albert Whitman, Spring 2016), is a Young Adult contemporary. Pitched as an Erin Brockovich story set in coal country, 17-year-old Liberty is sent to live with her grandmother in Kentucky after her mother is arrested during a protest.

Fun facts:

  • Favorite book growing up: All of them.
  • Childhood aspiration: Veterinarian/Flight Attendant/President of the USA/Writer/Architect.
  • Favorite time of day/place to write: Whenever the inspiration hits.
  • Book currently reading/most recently read: THE RAVEN BOYS, Maggie Stiefvater (loving it!)
  • Favorite things to do (other than reading): Soccer, volleyball, shopping, renovating her house. (That does not include cleaning.)
  • Surprising personal fact: She was born with twelve toes–six on each foot.
  • Greatest thing about being a 2016 debut author: She doesn’t have to wait until 2017!

Where to find her:

Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads | Add Book

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