Amy Upham – Short Bio

Amy is an Asheville, NC based poet/singer-songwriter and playwright. She has her BA in English/Creative Writing from SUNY Geneseo and has earned her keep for the past 12 years as an advocate for those with disabilities.


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.