Amy Brill's articles and essays have appeared in numerous publications including Salon, Time Out New York, and Budget Traveler, and have been anthologized in Before and After: Stories from New York (2002), and Lost and Found (2009). Her short stories have been seen in Guernica and Ballyhoo Stories. A Pushcart Prize nominee, she has been awarded fellowships in fiction by the Edward Albee Foundation, Jentel, the Millay Colony, Fundacion Valparaiso, and the Constance Saltonstall Foundation. In 2005, she was the Robert and Charlotte Baron Visiting Artist Fellow at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, MA. She is also the recipient of a 2002 Peabody Award for "The Social History of HIV," an MTV documentary she researched and wrote. Her first novel, The Movement of Stars, will be published by Riverhead Books in 2013. A native New Yorker, Amy lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two very small daughters.