Amy L. Bovaird

Amy L. Bovaird

Amy L. Bovaird is an Award-Winning Christian Writer, Author, and Memoirist who writes about mobility and sight loss disabilities using humor and enjoys writing about international travel and adventure as well as faith-inspired devotionals. Ms. Bovaird has five published titles to her credit, with the newest titled 'A Time to Dance: Finding Joy After Child Loss.' Her books are available on Amazon Books, Kindle, and fine online bookstores. She Received the "Medal of Honor in Literature" for her first memoir, Mobility Matters: Stepping Out in Faith, from Ohio Valley University in 2016. Her second memoir, 'Cane Confessions: The Lighter Side of Mobility,' and her third memoir devotional, 'Seeking Solace: Finding Joy After Loss,' reached No. 1 Bestseller status in various categories, including Biographies and Memoirs, Eye Problems, Grief and Dying, and Spiritual Healing. In March 2020, she released 'Hitting A Home Run: Blind and Thriving,' which also Hit #1 on Amazon for fun short travel reads. Amy was diagnosed at age 28 with Retinitis Pigmentosa and was declared legally blind. She had worked as a specialist in second language acquisition for nearly 30 years. Her career took her to Latin America, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. Amy now views life as a personal adventure and has traded her overseas experiences for an everyday adventure into blindness. Amy is a member of Vision Aware as a Peer Advisor Life Support through their (PALS) Program. Ms. Bovaird earned her M.A. in Bicultural – Bilingual Studies from the University of Texas at San Antonio and is a lifelong learner about vision, writing, or language-related. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, she continues to educate and entertains her readers with humorous anecdotes of coping with ongoing vision loss; more importantly, she shares the lessons God reveals to her through her difficulties. When she is not writing, she negotiates for the upper hand with her cat, Sophie Socks and on most occasions fails to win at it. Today, Amy still resides in Northwest, Pennsylvania.
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