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User profile: Amy Barone


Amy Barone is the author of poetry chapbook, Views from the Driveway, from Foothills Publishing. The book was inspired by growing up in suburban Philadelphia, nights hanging out with musician friends, living in Italy, and the redemptive value of dreams.

Her poetry has appeared in such literary journals and anthologies as Avanti Popolo, Gradiva, Wild Violet, Maintenant, The Pink Chameleon and Philadelphia Poets. A native of Bryn Mawr, PA, Amy lives in New York City where she works as a business writer and social media consultant. She spent five years as Italian correspondent in Milan for Women's Wear Daily and Advertising Age.

Amy is a board member of the Italian American Writers Association (IAWA) and participates in IAWA