Amy Sohn

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Amy Sohn is a Brooklyn-based author,[1] columnist and screenwriter. Her first two novels were Run Catch Kiss (1999) and My Old Man (2004), both published by Simon & Schuster, and a companion guide to television's Sex and the City, Sex and the City: Kiss and Tell (Pocket Books).

Early life[edit]

She graduated from Hunter College High School in 1991 and Brown University with an A.B. in 1995.[citation needed]


Sohn's novels include Prospect Park West (2009)[2] and its sequel Motherland (2012),[3] about four women who live (as does Sohn herself in real life) in the Park Slope neighbourhood of Brooklyn.

She was a contributing editor at New York magazine, where she wrote the weekly "Mating" column.[4] From 1996 to 1999 she wrote a dating column, "Female Trouble", for New York Press. Her articles and reviews have also appeared in The Nation, Playboy, Harper's Bazaar, Men's Journal and The New York Times Book Review. In 2012 she cowrote the book It's Not About the Pom-Poms with Laura Vikmanis.[5]

She wrote the films Pagans, which is in post-production, and Spin the Bottle, available through TLA Releasing.[citation needed] She cocreated, wrote and starred in the Oxygen television series Avenue Amy[6] and appears on television as a pundit on popular culture.[citation needed]

Further reading[edit]

  • Sohn, Amy (October 2008). "Bruce Jay Friedman [interview]". The Believer. 6 (8): 57–64.


  1. ^ "Amy Sohn". Retrieved May 11, 2010.
  2. ^ Steven Kurtz (September 9, 2009). "At Home with Amy Sohn: A Park Slope Novel Seems a Little Too Real". New York Times. Retrieved August 17, 2012.
  3. ^ GINIA BELLAFANTE (August 4, 2012). "Big City: For a Spicier City, Turn the Page?". New York Times. Retrieved August 17, 2012.
  4. ^ "Amy Sohn Archive". New York Magazine. Retrieved May 11, 2010.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on September 6, 2012. Retrieved July 9, 2012.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ William Berlind (March 27, 2000). "Sex Kitten Amy Sohn Reemerges at Oxygen". The New York Observer. Retrieved June 8, 2015.

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