amy mcnamara learned to read at three and hasn’t put the book down since. she holds a ba in french lit and an mfa in poetry. her poems have appeared in numerous journals and have been nominated for a pushcart prize. her manuscript of poetry, the new head chronometrist has been a finalist for many book awards but still needs a home. lovely, dark and deep is her first novel. when she’s not reading stories, telling stories, or thinking about stories or poems, she can be spotted, camera in hand, for pay and for pleasure, documenting the incredible city she calls home. she lives in ny, ny with her honey and their two kids.