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Amy Nicole Tangel

Amy Nicole Tangel is an author, journalist and playwright. To her credit as an author she has published a children's book, Buster's Backpack Adventure and memoir, Hello Sunshine: A caregiver's unexpected journey of love and loss.

Amy has been an active journalist for the past 15 years writing for publications such as Patch.com and the Long Island Advance. In 2020 Amy founded the digital publication, The Human Interest Story and since its inception, it has become home to stories of people across Long Island and beyond who inspire, overcome adversity and speak from the heart.

In addition to writing books and her passion for journalism, Amy has spent her life involved with theatre and began performing as a child. Over time, she eventually gravitated towards her focus as a playwright and working in production which included her role as production assistant, dramaturg and playbill editor for an Off-Broadway production of Tennessee Williams' In the Bar of a Tokyo Hotel in 2012.

In 2022, Amy premiered her first full-length play, Two Cents as staged readings in LA and NYC and is currently working towards bringing the play to full-production in the near future. Amy's next children's book and third publication, An Apple a Day is currently in the works with an expected fall release.

Published Works:

Hello Sunshine: A caregiver's unexpected journey of love and loss

Hello Sunshine tells the journey of a young woman who becomes a caregiver to her mother when she was suddenly diagnosed with a rare blood disease. With only one known possible cure and a race against time she shares how she balanced giving her mother the best possible care while being a full-time working mother who was faced with devastating circumstances. Hello Sunshine is a tribute to a daughter's love for her mother and a story to pay forward to all caregivers seeking comfort and hope. Independently published 2020.

Buster's Backpack Adventure - Kindle Edition

Buster's Backpack Adventure is a story of boy and his dog who go on an extra special adventure while making their usual deliveries from the local market to help those in need in their town. Published 2017.

Where to Purchase:

Hello Sunshine

Buster's Backpack Adventure


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