Amy Bloom is an American writer and psychotherapist. She is the author of three novels and three collections of short stories. Her latest novel is Lucky Us was named by the Washington Post as one of the top 50 fiction books of last year.
The story is about two half sisters who meet for the first time in adolescence and follows their travels across America in the 1940s, as they seek for fame and fortune. Her two previous novels are Love Invents Us and Away.
She is the University Writer in Residence at Wesleyan University and she was previously a creative writing lecturer at Yale University.