Ami Allen-Vath

Ami Allen-Vath is a MN born writer living in NJ, and has lived in six other states and one country in between. Aside from books (especially contemporary), Ami's into The Walking Dead, yoga, warm vacations in the wintertime and ice cream in any season. She is the debut author of Liars and Losers Like Us, which will be released March 15, 2016.

  • These Words Matter: Ami Allen-Vath

    These Words Matter: Ami Allen-Vath

    I specifically remember the day I realized I could read. It was in first grade, and although we’d been learning to read at school, it hadn’t yet occurred to me that I could pick up a book and read it by myself. I was used to asking my mom or dad to read to me. Until I picked up one of my books and knew what it said. I don’t remember what book(s) I read that day, but what I do remember is that light-bulb moment. It was a heart-pounding, from black and white to Technicolor moment of “Oh my god, I can read, I can read!” I ran through…