Amy Alznauer

Amy Alznauer's writing has won the Annie Dillard Award for Creative Nonfiction and the Christopher Award. She is also the editor of the facsimile edition of Mistaken Identity by Flannery O'Connor. Amy teaches mathematics at Northwestern University and lives and writes in Chicago with her husband, two children, a dog and her puppies, a female parakeet named Louis (whose identity was at first mistaken!), and an occasional brood of chicks. Find Amy and her children's books at