Ami McKay

Ami McKay

Ami McKay's debut novel, The Birth House, was a #1 bestseller in Canada winner of three CBA Libris Awards, nominated for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, a finalist for Canada Reads and a book-club favourite around the world. Her second novel, The Virgin Cure, also a national bestseller and a Best Book pick across numerous lists was inspired by the life of her great-great grandmother Dr. Sarah Fonda Mackintosh, a female physician in nineteenth-century New York. Born and raised in Indiana, McKay now lives in Nova Scotia. The author lives in Scots Bay Nova Scotia.

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