Amy Shearn


Amy Shearn is the author of the critically acclaimed novels How Far Is the Ocean from Here, chosen as a notable debut by Poets & Writers and a hot summer read by the Chicago Tribune, and The Mermaid of Brooklyn which was a selection of Target's Emerging Authors program and a Hudson News Summer Reads pick. A fiction for Joyland Magazine, she earned her master's degree from the University of Minnesota and has participated in residencies at SPACE on Ryder Farm and elsewhere. She currently resides with her two children in New York City.


The Mermaid of Brooklyn

Amy Shearn