mom  +  wife  +  writer  +  editor

Amy Leskowski is in the thick of motherhood, with insights on all stages of life and parenting. Taking cues from Dr. Seuss and every genre of songwriting, her rhyming brings levity and depth to the world around her. Amy is a freelance writer, copyeditor, and content strategist. She spent fifteen years coaching university students and organizational leaders, and speaking on topics of personal growth, life direction, and leadership. She maintains a blog on humorous motherhood and life perspectives.

Amy’s children’s picture book manuscript Traffic Jam has won multiple awards. Her poem ‘Twas the Night Before Motherhood also won a Florida Tapestry award.

She is a member of the SCBWI and Julie Hedlund’s 12×12 Challenge, as well as an active participant in the Children’s Book Academy, Storyteller Academy, Rate Your Story, the Picture Book Manuscript Blueprint, and Storystorm.

Amy received her computer science engineering degree from the University of Michigan and her manuscript editing certificate from the University of Chicago. She lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan with her team — Dennis, Jack, Trevor, Sydney, and Rookie.