A.H. Gilbert grew up in Oneonta, NY, a railroad-turned-college town, nestled in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains. The fourth and youngest child in her family, Amy spent much of her free time barefoot and uncombed, at least when the season allowed it. With acres of hardwood forests, rocky outcrops and golden hay fields as playgrounds, she learned to appreciate nature and its amazing mysteries.
She graduated from Binghamton University in 1985 with an English degree that emphasized creative writing. She won the university’s prize for undergraduate literature with a short story that year. After graduating, she worked for a few years as a reporter at a small town newspaper and won a New York State Associated Press Award in 1992. From then on, she worked mainly in the corporate world, sometimes in positions that gave her an opportunity to write. She eventually earned a graduate degree in communications from Western New England University, 2016.
When not writing, she walks in the woods and fields, rides horses, tends to sheep and sometimes slips away for some golf with her husband. She can use all manner of tools and farm equipment, and is reckless on a tractor.
She published The Crandall Haunting in 2016 and will release its sequel in 2018.