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Amanda Eyre Ward's Maternal Turn
In The Nearness of You, novelist Amanda Eyre Ward writes about her most important topic yet: motherhood
"...When Amanda Eyre Ward got the call informing her that she'd..."

Feb. 17, 2017 Arts Feature by Jessi Cape

Darkness, Then Light
Amanda Eyre Ward on the story she always knew she would tell
"...When novelist Amanda Eyre Ward was in high school, she woke from..."

July 15, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Book Review: The Nearness of You
by Amanda Eyre Ward
"...In Amanda Eyre Ward's novel The Nearness of You, Dr. Suzette..."

Feb. 17, 2017 Arts Feature by Jessi Cape

'Sleep Toward Heaven'
We're not reviewing Amanda Eyre Ward's debut novel, Sleep Toward Heaven, and we're not interviewing her as an author, either, because she has contributed to The Austin Chronicle for more than three years. It would be a conflict of interest. We are, however, excerpting an early chapter of the book, and we are proud and happy to do so.
"...We're not reviewing Amanda Eyre Ward's debut novel, Sleep Toward Heaven (MacAdam/Cage, $24),..."

March 21, 2003 Books Feature

At Least Five Things You Should Know About, I Mean, If You Were Counting
The bimonthly literary/art/performative series Five Things happens Friday at the Art Authority
"...of this month's event is Photographs. Five authors – Amanda Eyre Ward, Jennifer Pashley, Aly Tadros, Perry Tyson Midkiff..."

June 3, 2009 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Mayor's Book Club: 'Salvage the Bones'
Award-winning Katrina novel by Jesmyn Ward picked
"...announced today its 2012 Mayor’s Book Club pick, Jesmyn Ward’s Salvage the Bones...."

Feb. 23, 2012 Books Post by Kimberley Jones

Love Stories In This Town
Ward has a heart for women, and these stories underscore that fact
"...Love Stories In This Townby Amanda Eyre Ward Ballantine Books, 224 pp., $14..."

April 10, 2009 Books Review by Melanie Haupt

Winners
Biographies of the winning writers.
"...schools of hard knocks, earning a street degree from Howard University. Ms. Dutton moved to Austin in 1985, where..."

Sept. 17, 1999 Features Feature

'Forgive Me: A Novel'
An excerpt
"...Nadine leaned forward. "How did you reconnect?"..."

June 15, 2007 Books Feature by Amanda Eyre Ward

Short Cuts
Local writer Amanda Eyre Ward gets her debut novel, Sleep Toward Heaven, picked up by Sandra Bullock's Fortis Films.
"...Ward Wows Warners Dept.: Who says writing for The Austin..."

May 9, 2003 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Lit-urday: The Same Sky
Compassion on divergent paths powers Amanda Eyre Ward's novel
"...The Same Sky by Amanda Eyre Ward Penguin Random House, 288 pp., $25 (paperback..."

Aug. 16, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

15th Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest
The winners, the judges, and the reasons why
"...laps of our final judges: Coleman Hutchison, Jill Meyers, Amanda Eyre Ward, and Abe Louise Young. It should be..."

Feb. 9, 2007 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

16th Annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest
The drama, the deliberations, and one winning story: Greg Koehler's 'Black as Your Lungs, Black as Pitch'
"...(making an hourlong drive just for us), Alex Smith, Amanda Eyre Ward, and my Chronicle predecessor, former Editor Shawn..."

Feb. 15, 2008 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List
Dan Rather, Jeffrey Eugenides, the Bush sisters, and 291 more
"...Owen Egerton has a new novel, Hollow, as does Amanda Eyre Ward, with The Nearness of You; thrillmeister Jeffrey..."

Sept. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

News/Print
Q: Amis, Armey, Avedon? A: The 12th annual Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest. Plus: Sandra Bullock buys a book.
"...Theatre. Li'l worm nibbles: Chronicle contributor and new mother Amanda Eyre Ward confirmed that Sandra Bullock's production company, Fortis..."

Nov. 14, 2003 Books Column by Shawn Badgley

Read Local!
Also out this summer
"...Close Your Eyes by Amanda Eyre Ward (Random House, July 26): In her latest..."

May 27, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

News/Print
Austinites get on the same page with the Mayor's Book Club selection, Rockdale rocks some literature and music, novelist Amanda Eyre Ward gets crazy with the cheese (she's a whiz with the books, too), and Dobie Paisano turns 40, gets some work done
"...• We've known Austin novelist Amanda Eyre Ward casually for some years now, and we've..."

Feb. 29, 2008 Books Column by Kimberley Jones

The 25th Annual Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest
The lowdown on the 2017 submissions, judges, 10 finalists, and the prize-winning stories
"...the plays Fantasmaville, which won the National Latino Playwriting Award; Confessions of a Mexpatriate; and "MyHEB," a Best of..."

June 9, 2017 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The 24th Annual Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest
The lowdown on the 2015 submissions, judges, 10 finalists, and the prize-winning stories
"...PrickoftheSpindle.com and a finalist for the 2011 Flannery O'Connor Award. She is the author of Summer of the Long..."

Feb. 19, 2016 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Joe O'Connell's Top Reads of 2015
Paradise Sky and The Best I Recall head a list of stellar Lone Star books
"...Amanda Eyre Ward's novel of the migrant journey, The Same..."

Jan. 1, 2016 Arts Feature by Joe O'Connell

Unfinished Business
The 23rd annual Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest
"...Fringe; and Fantasmaville, which won the National Latino Playwriting Award. He is also co-founder and creative director of TKO..."

Feb. 27, 2015 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Texas Book Festival
First look at the TBF lineup
"...Clayton) are this year's recipients of the Texas Writers Award. Other familiar faces from these environs include Amanda Eyre..."

Sept. 9, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Meat and Greet
Texas Book Festival and 'Texas Monthly' to pair writers with barbecue
"...of Josie Mansfield: A Tragedy of the Gilded Age; Amanda Eyre Ward, author of the forthcoming Close Your Eyes;..."

March 18, 2011 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Texas Book Festival Announces Lineup
Heavy-hitter attendees include Margaret Atwood, Jonathan Safran Foer, and Jonathan Lethem
"...name a half-dozen. Oh, hell, here's a half-dozen more: Amanda Eyre Ward, Robert Olen Butler, David Wroblewski, Jeannette Walls,..."

Sept. 11, 2009 Books Feature by Kimberley Jones

Atonement, Etc. -- Top 10-plus, Special 2002 bonus edition
Books for which we confess our true feelings, reconsider our disdain, or finally find room: top 10-plus, 2002 edition …
"...Amanda Eyre Ward The Flathead Indian Reservation has stayed with..."

Jan. 3, 2003 Books Feature

Chronicles
The Ninth Annual Austin Chronicle Short Story Contest
"...an adjunct professor in the Humanities Department at St. Edward's University. But, most nights she can be found on..."

Sept. 29, 2000 Features Feature by Clay Smith

Full Hearts Can't Lose
The 21st annual 'Austin Chronicle' Short Story Contest
"...Amanda Eyre Ward is the author of a collection of..."

Feb. 8, 2013 Books Feature by Monica Riese

Uncorking Creativity
Amanda Eyre Ward doesn't think you should beat yourself up too much
"...Andy looked me square in the eye and said, "Amanda, the whole writing life is hard. It's hard to..."

Nov. 27, 2012 Books Post by Amanda Eyre Ward

Printed Matters
"...Jude Poirier will be teaching. Parsons, whose PEN West Award finalist Leaving Disneyland (St. Martin's, $23.95) The New York..."

Aug. 16, 2002 Books Column by Shawn Badgley

The Reader's Field Guide to Michael Noll
The Austin writer behind The Writer's Field Guide
"...from such local literary celebrities as Owen Egerton and Amanda Eyre Ward...."

April 4, 2018 Arts Post by Katarina Brown

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