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Amy Hillgren Peterson

Agent: None
1610 Douglas St.
Sioux City, Iowa, United States


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Yahoo: amyhpete

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


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 Novelist - "The Swedish

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • The Swedish Lie
  • Nonfiction

  • Elusive Butterfly