Amy O’Loughlin is a freelance writer and award-winning book reviewer. For 10 years, she authored her own book review column for MotherTown Magazine until the publication closed in 2008. Her writing has appeared in Adjunct Advocate, American History, Calyx, World War II, and other print publications, as well as in numerous online publications including FenwayNation, Hoops Addict, IntheFray Magazine, Strange Horizons, and USARiseUp. O'Loughlin contributed to the anthology Women Forged in Fire (1st Books Library). She serves as a judge for the annual Amazon.com Breakthrough Novel Award contest and is a member of the National Book Critics Circle.