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Allison Amend

Allison Amend, a graduate of the Iowa Writer's Workshop, is the author of the novels A Nearly Perfect CopyStations West, which was a finalist for the 2011 Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature and the Oklahoma Book Award, and Enchanted Islands. She is also the author of the Independent Publisher's Award-winning short story collection Things That Pass for Love. She lives in New York City where she teaches creative writing.


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Enchanted Islands
Written by Allison Amend
Anchor | Trade Paperback | April 2017
$16.00/22.00(Canada) | 978-0-8041-7204-2 (0-8041-7204-8)

Born to immigrant parents in Minnesota just before the turn of the century, Frances Frankowski grew up coveting the life of her best friend, Rosalie Mendel. And yet, decades later, when the women reconnect in San Francisco, their lives have diverged. Rosalie is a housewife and mother, while Frances works for... Read more






A Nearly Perfect Copy
Written by Allison Amend
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 2014
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-80314-6 (0-345-80314-0)

Elm Howells has a loving family and a distinguished career at an elite Manhattan art auction house. But after a tragic loss throws her into an emotional crisis, she pursues a reckless course of action that jeopardizes her personal and professional success. Meanwhile, talented artist Gabriel Connois wearies of remaining at...

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