Amy Boesky

Amy Boesky

Amy Boesky teaches literature and creative nonfiction at Boston College. She is author of What We Have, a memoir about her family’s experience with hereditary cancers. A recipient of a Howard Grant in creative nonfiction in 2010-11, she has published personal essays in Gulf Coast, Michigan Quarterly Review, and Memoir. Amy has also edited an anthology called The Story Within: Personal Essays on Genetics and Identity, just out from Johns Hopkins Univ. Press.

weekend-readsThe Ghost Writes Back

By Amy Boesky

There was nothing surprising about my professor’s lecture on Shakespeare until, out of the blue, she started talking about ghostwriting. I was in the back of the packed auditorium with […]