Amy Hillgren Peterson
1610 Douglas St.
Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Home page: http://www.amyhillgrenpeterson.com
DOB: 9/18/71 in Carroll, Iowa
Adopted as an infant, only child.
Writing since the age of 8, published locally as a youth and in STORY, Glimmer Train, and the Writer's Digest Writing Competition throughout teens and early 20s.
Married, 3 children ages 11, 8 and almost 1.
Worked in such diverse professions as legal assistant, private investigator, advertising writer and graphic artist.
Self-employed as freelance writer and artist.
B.A. in English, M.A. in Organizational Management
UPDATE JULY, 2004
The Swedish Lie is now available. Buy it now at
I am having a booksigning at Book People on August 14th from noon to 3 p.m. Hope to see you there!
Interests: Fiction writing, Philanthropy, Research, Reading, Photography, Music, Movies, Parenting, Relationships, Mental Health Advocacy
Author of "Elusive Butterfly" an illustrated memoir published in 2000 and available on Amazon.com.
Novelist - "The Swedish
Published writer: Yes