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Amy Bronwen Zemser
Writer of books for children and young adults. Author of Beyond the Mango.
Amy Bronwen Zemser writes books for children and young adults. She is the author of Beyond the Mango Tree (1998), a novel the New York Times called "astonishing." Her new novel is Dear Julia, a farcical comedy about a 16-year-old chef prodigy who writes secret letters to Julia Child. Zemser has also published short stories in Cricket and in the anthology Memories of Sun (HarperCollins). She has taught writing at CCSF in San Francisco and at St. Johns University in New York City. Zemser lives in Tivoli, New York, with her partner and their son Raymond.