Amy Stipkovich

Amy Stipkovich

Amy Stipkovich was born August 17, 1980 in Palm Springs, CA. Amy grew up in Los Angleles, CA and was a child actress along side her brother Mark who booked several national commercials while Amy booked more modest roles in student films and several print work modeling gigs. She attended Long Beach State University where she received her BA degree in English: Creative Writing Emphasis in 2005. Amy spent her post college years pursuing acting and worked as a waitress while landing several small roles in independent films, earning her SAG card in 2008. Amy worked alongside several A list actors as a stand in on "Burlesque" and "Water for Elephants" and was a featured background actress in films such as "Get him to the Greek,"Little Fockers,"and "The Whitney Houston Story" and on several TV shows: "Legends," "CSI,""Dexter," "Everybody Hates Chris," and many more. Halfway through her MFA, Amy moved to NYC in 2011 to explore the big apple and worked as a bartender while finding inspiration to write her first book: "Call me Crazy: Finding Sanity in a World Full of Chaos." Amy's creativity flourished as her book became her thesis project for her MFA in Creative Non-Fiction which she earned from National University in April of 2013 while living in Brooklyn, NY. She resided in NYC for one more year before returning west to California where she briefly lived for less than a year in Oakland, Lake Meritt just outside the city of San Francisco. She moved south to her hometown of LA in June 2014 where she currently resides near her family and friends. Amy just released her first poetry book "Bleeding Heart" (a collection of 87 selected romantic poems) which is set to hit public access on Amazon and in some books stores by March 19th 2015. Amy currently works as a behavioral therapist at an elementary school working one-on-one with a special needs kid and also works as an academic tutor for the no child left behind program. Amy is planning to begin her teaching credential education in the fall so she can become a credentialed English teacher. Amy currently pursues her acting part time being represented by an athletic agency for commercials, TV, and print work. She also continues to work on her writing craft writing poetry on a regular basis. Amy hopes to inspire others both academically and through written word and hopes to become a loving mother and wife one day.