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About: Abby Sher
Full Name Abby Sher
Abby Sher
Abby is a writer and performer living in Brooklyn. Her memoir, Amen, Amen, Amen: Memoir of a Girl Who Couldn't Stop Praying got a nod from Oprah and won ELLE Readers' Prize, Chicago Tribune's Best of 2009, and Moment Magazine's Emerging Writers Award. She's written for The New York Times, The L.A. Times, Self, Jane, Elle, and Heeb.

Posts by Abby Sher:

  • May 2 2013
    My Daughter Wants to Know Why I Pray

    As part of our month-long God series, Abby Sher tells us about her relationship with prayer. I have prayed every day for the past 25 years. Often obsessively, locked in a closet for hours at a sitting. My mother, my … Continue reading



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