Amy McNamara learned to read at three and hasn't put the book down since. She holds a BA in French literature 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. LOVELY, DARK AND DEEP is her first novel. She's hard at work on her second one and lives in NYC with her honey and their two kids.