Amy’s award-winning columns and stories are featured in newspapers and magazines across the United States. To see where Amy’s work appears, click here.

“Lederman writes with a consistent voice, crafting thoughtful pieces that begin with small situations that she turns into universal truths. It’s rare to see this kind of reflection in newspapers.”    Judge, Arizona Press Club

Amy won the Arizona Press Club 2010 first place award for “Best Column Writing” for her columns in the Arizona Jewish Post.

Amy’s literary award-winning story “Cellular Love” was published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Like Mother, Like Daughter.

Amy’s Rockower-award winning story “Five Gold Bangles and a World of Difference” was published in Jewish Stories from Heaven and Earth: Inspiring Tales to Nourish the Heart and Soul.

Amy won the 2008 Arizona Newspaper Association Award for Best Column for her story “Embracing Change: Welcoming Transformations in my Family and my Faith”.

Amy won the 2008 Arizona Press Award for Best Journalism for her opinion piece “Still Searching for Peace at Mount Zion”

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