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Amy Stewart

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Amy Stewart is the New York Times bestselling author of ten books, including Girl Waits with Gun, Lady Cop Makes Trouble, The Drunken Botanist, and Wicked Plants.

She lives in Portland with her husband Scott Brown, a rare book dealer. They own an independent bookstore called Eureka Books, which is so independent that it lives in California while they live in Oregon.

You can also find her all over the country speaking to audiences at bookstores, libraries, botanical gardens, corporate campuses, and university and museum lecture series. To find out if she's coming to your town, visit the Events page of her website.

She's online almost every week chatting with book clubs on Skype, so get in touch!





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Amy Stewart I agree! I hope the Netflix people are reading this. The rights have been optioned by Brownstone Productions, which is Elizabeth Banks' production…moreI agree! I hope the Netflix people are reading this. The rights have been optioned by Brownstone Productions, which is Elizabeth Banks' production company. There are two very talented women screenwriters attached to the project. They're working out their idea for a series now, and reading the sequel, LADY COP MAKES TROUBLE, to see where it might go next. Then, with any luck, they'll pitch it to a network and get a green light to start working! Fingers crossed!(less)
Amy Stewart Hi! Yes, absolutely--it's a series, all based on their true story. The next installment will be out in September 2016. You can find it on Goodreads…moreHi! Yes, absolutely--it's a series, all based on their true story. The next installment will be out in September 2016. You can find it on Goodreads already: just look for LADY COP MAKES TROUBLE.(less)
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Are You Writing a Book?

Hi everybody!

I'm teaching writing classes on Skillshare this year! The first two classes are live now, and I'm about to post the third one. If you're a writer or an aspiring writer, I hope you'll head over there and take a look.

Also--I'd love to know what you're struggling with, what your own personal roadblocks are--so that I can address them in a future class.

It's been a lot of fun for me t... Read more of this blog post »
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Amy Just found out that The Drunken Botanist is up for a Goodreads Best Books of 2013 award! The voting is open now:

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