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Amanda Stern

2018 Speaker

AMANDA STERN was born in New York City, and raised in Greenwich Village. She’s the author of The Long Haul and eleven books for children written under the pseudonyms Fiona Rosenbloom and AJ Stern. In 2003, she founded the Happy Ending Music and Reading Series, a long-running and beloved event that became an essential part of the New York City literary landscape. Her newest book is a memoir called Little Panic: Dispatches From an Anxious Life. She lives in Brooklyn with her dog, Busy. @amandastern