Amy Quan Barry (born Saigon) is an American poet and novelist. She is the author of the poetry collections Asylum, Controvertibles, Water Puppets, and Loose Strife, and the novel She Weeps Each Time You're Born. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Missouri Review, Ploughshares, The Kenyon Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, and other literary publications. She is the recipient of the Agnes Lynch Starrett Prize (for Asylum) and has received fellowships from the Wallace Stegner program at Stanford University, the Wisconsin Institute for Creative Writing, the Wisconsin Arts Board, and the National Endowment for the Arts. She teaches at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
-  Loose Strife . University of Pittsburgh Press. 2015.
- Water Puppets. University of Pittsburgh Press. 2011.
- Controvertibles. University of Pittsburgh Press. 2004. ISBN 978-0-8229-5860-4.
- Asylum. University of Pittsburgh Press. 2001. ISBN 978-0-8229-5769-0.
- Boller, Diane (2003). Diane Boller, Don Selby, Chryss Yost, eds. Poetry daily: 366 poems from the world's most popular poetry website. Sourcebooks, Inc. p. 482. ISBN 978-1-4022-0151-6.
- Ed Ochester, ed. (2007). American poetry now: Pitt poetry series anthology. University of Pittsburgh Press. ISBN 978-0-8229-4310-5.
- H.L. Hix, ed. (2008). New Voices: Contemporary Poetry from the United States. Irish Pages. ISBN 978-0-9544257-9-1.
Awards and honors
- 2012 PEN/Open Book, finalist, Water Puppets
- 2010 Donald Hall Prize in Poetry, Water Puppets