Amy Goldschlager

Senior Editor

Amy joined findingDulcinea in October 2007. She has edited adult and children’s books for a variety of publishers, including Avon Books, the Penguin Group, Scholastic, Inc. and Interweave Press. As an editor at Muze, Inc., she provided capsule summaries of genre fiction for an online entertainment database. A former curator of the New York Review of Science Fiction reading series, she has reviewed books for both Publishers Weekly and Kirkus. Amy has a B.A., with honors, from Haverford College in Psychology, and an M.A. in Cognitive Science from The Johns Hopkins University. To get updates from Amy, follow her on Twitter.

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Most Recent Articles by Amy Goldschlager

  • The Way to Keep Working: Beware the Office Refrigerator!
    One great way to save money is to bring your own lunch to work, and more people are doing so in these tough times. Unfortunately, that means tangling with that workplace battlefield known as the office fridge.
  • Happy Birthday, Tetris, Addictive Video Game
    Twenty-five years ago, mathematician Alexey Pajitnov introduced the world to that compelling little time-waster, Tetris. The game of tumbling blocks made the Nintendo Game Boy a commercial success and paved the virtual way for other puzzle games like Bejeweled, Snood and Peggle.
  • The Wicker Man: May Day Mayhem Onscreen
    Celtic pagans traditionally celebrated the fertility festival of Beltane, or May Day, on May 1. What better time, then, to take a close look at the 1973 May Day cult horror film “The Wicker Man”?
  • Worldwide Concern as Stephen Hawking Remains Hospitalized
    Many have watched anxiously since news emerged that physicist and pop-culture icon Stephen Hawking was seriously ill, though doctors now say he’ll recover.
  • Happy Birthday, J.R.R. Tolkien, Author of “The Lord of the Rings”
    Philologist and English professor J.R.R. Tolkien popularized an entire genre of literature when he wrote his fantasy epic “The Lord of the Rings.” A story built upon an elaborate mythology, set of languages, and detailed landscape that took years of work, “The Lord of the Rings” continues to collect devoted fans (and slavish imitators).