Amy R Feldman
Books I have authored and pieces I have written, both as a freelancer and through my 'day job'.
What She's Having
Dear Damsels, 2021
One of sixteen contributors to this collection of writing about women and food. My essay, 'Honey Cake', explores Jew-ish identity and family.
Dogs of the National Trust
National Trust Books, 2019
A celebration of the dogs that live and work in National Trust properties and their devoted owners, from Thomas Hardy's tyrannical Terrier, Wessex, to a farmer's adventurous sheepdog.
Buy you copy (affiliate link).
Cats of the National Trust
National Trust Books, 2018
From the Persian Virginia Woolf bought with her first pay cheque, to Boo Boo, the cat Victorian actress Dame Ellen Terry transported between her homes in a wicker basket to the cats that help look after our places today, this book is full of fascinating and heartwarming stories that will please any cat-lover.
Buy a copy (affiliate link).
National Trust Guidebooks
Guidebooks I have written for the National Trust include: Henry James at Lamb House (2020), Lydford Gorge (2019), Townend (2018), Brockhampton (2017) and Tudor Merchant's House (2017). I also contributed to the guidebook on the Bath Skyline (2017) and a shorter leaflet about Horton Court (2018).
Essays & Articles
Oh magazine, Issue 57
Review of Outsiders (ed. Alice Slater) for Oh magazine
Is there any such thing as an easy job?
The F Word, December 2020
A look at how There's No Such Thing As An Easy Job by Kikuko Tsumura contributes to a global discussion on modern working culture. Read it here.
Dear Damsels, July 2020
A personal essay on the very first days of motherhood and bonding with my baby. Read it here.
A Soup For All Seasons
National Trust Magazine, January 2019
Everything soupy, from historical connections to why it's such a beloved comfort food today
In Search of Vintage Las Vegas
Vintage Life Magazine, March 2018
The best places to visit for anyone seeking retro glamour in Vegas
5 Reasons to Visit Ucluelet, British Columbia
Travelettes, August 2016
Some of the highlights of this wonderful place on Vancouver Island. Read it here.