Amy Clipston has been writing for as long as she can remember. Her fiction writing “career” began in elementary school when she and a close friend wrote and shared silly stories. She has a degree in communications from Virginia Wesleyan College and is a member of the Authors Guild, American Christian Fiction Writers, and Romance Writers of America. She is the author of the bestselling Kauffman Amish Bakery series and Hearts of the Lancaster Grand Hotel series with HarperCollins Christian Publishing. Amy works full-time for the City of Charlotte, NC, and lives in North Carolina with her husband, two sons, mother, and four spoiled rotten cats.


  • 2015 Holt Medallion Award Nominee (novel: A Dream of Home)
  • 2014 Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Award Nominee (novel: A Mother's Secret)
  • 2014 Holt Medallion Award (novel: A Hopeful Heart)
  • 2012 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence Finalist in Young Adult Category (novel: Roadside Assistance)
  • 2012 Winter Rose Contest for Published Authors 2nd Place (novel: Roadside Assistance)
  • 2012 Gold Quill Contest Finalist (novel: Roadside Assistance)
  • 2012 Laurel Wreath Contest 3rd Place (novel: Roadside Assistance)
  • 2011 National Readers’ Choice Awards Young Adult Category (novel: Roadside Assistance)
  • 2011 Selah Award for Fiction (novel: A Promsie of Hope)

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