Amy Wallace


Amy Wallace is a writer based in California. She splits her time between magazines and books. Her magazine work has appeared in GQ, Wired, The New Yorker, New York, Esquire, Vanity Fair, Details, The Nation, The New York Times Magazine, Elle, and other national publications. Two of her profiles--"Hollywood's Information Man" (Los Angeles, 2001) and "Walking Time Bomb" (New York, 2019)--have been National Magazine Award finalists. An archive of her work can be found at In 2014, she collaborated with Ed Catmull, then the president of Pixar Animation and Disney Animation, on his New York Times bestselling book Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration. Her second collaborative book, this one with former CEO of General Electric Jeff Immelt, is Hot Seat: What I Learned Leading a Great American Company.


The Official Punk Rock Book of Lists

Handsome Dick Manitoba and Amy Wallace


The Book of Lists: Horror: An All-New Collection Featuring...

Amy Wallace, Scott Bradley, et al.


The Intimate Sex Lives of Famous People (Revised, Expanded)

Sylvia Wallace, David Wallechinsky, et al.


Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in...

Amy Wallace and Ed Catmull