Amy Spurway


Amy Spurway was born and raised on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, where, at the age of eleven, she landed her first writing and performing gigs with CBC radio. She holds a BA in English Literature from the University of New Brunswick and a degree in Radio and Television Arts from Ryerson University. She has worked as a freelance writer, communications consultant, editor and performer. Her work has appeared in Today’s Parent, the Toronto Star, Babble and many other publications. Her debut novel, Crow, published by Goose Lane Editions in the spring of 2019, has already garnered lots of rave reviews and enthusiastic endorsements. She is currently writing her next novel, The Devil and Ducky O’Toole, and lives in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.