News about Amy Schisler

Come see Amy on one of these dates:

July 8 – Scossa Italian Restaurant 6:30-8:30PM

July 17 – Simpatico Italian Market 12:30-4:30PM

August 12 –  Scossa Italian Restaurant 6:30-9:30PM

August 28 – St. Mary’s Crab Festival 10:00AM-4:00PM

Join me for my first ever
Book and Wine Dinner!

I’m so excited to announce my first ever Book and Wine Dinner! On Thursday August 12, I’m partnering with the amazing Laurie Forster, sommelier, to offer an exclusive event at Scossa’s Italian restaurant in Easton, Maryland. You may know Laurie from her appearances on The Dr. Oz Show, Fox Business Network, NBC and ABC News, or from one of her many interviews with Brides Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Wine Enthusiast, Sirius Radio, or Martha Stewart Living! Laurie will bring her expertise and her joyful personality to an evening of food, wine, book talk, wine talk, and lots of mingling, talking, laughing, and toasting. To be part of this exclusive ticketed event, visit my website and buy your ticket today. Spots are limited in order for everyone to enjoy this intimate evening in a beautiful setting on the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Apply to be my Summer Intern!

Are you working full-time this summer and trying to figure out how to fit in a for-credit internship to beef up your college resume? I am taking applications for a summer intern. Students studying communication, creative writing, social media marketing, website design, or publishing have the opportunity to participate in a 3 credit hands-on remote learning experience. For more information, visit my Internship Program page.

I had a great time doing this podcast with Carolyn Berry. Thank you, Carolyn! You can listen here or on any podcast platform. If you’re a grandparent, you will want to subscribe to this podcast!

I am humbled to have my book, A Devotional Alphabet, included as one of only four inspirational books recommended by the website, Ezvid Wiki.
Whispering Vines–hailed as a “verbal masterpiece of art” by author, Alexa Jacobs and “Written in the spirit of those time honored books…A Walk in the Sun…or Under the Tuscan Sun” by author and reviewer, Thomas Holyday–is now available as an audiobook! You will fall in love with the beautiful narration by Emma Tigan. Buy your copy and start listening today!

The Devil’s Fortune has received an Honorable Mention in the Writer’s Digest 7th Annual Self-Published E-Book Awards for Contemporary Fiction!

The Devil’s Fortune has won a Silver Medal in the 2020 Illumination Awards for General Fiction!

Island of Promise has received another national recognition! The book is a finalist in the 2019 Annual “Best Book” Awards in the Fiction: Religion Category!

Did you hear Amy on the So, What’s Your Story Podcast? You can listen now or download on iTunes.

Island of Promise wins a Golden Quill Award for Best Inspirational Romance!

Island of Promise wins a Gold Medal in the Inspirational Fiction category in the Independent Publisher Book Awards!

The “IPPY” Awards, launched in 1996, are designed to bring increased recognition to the deserving but often unsung titles published by independent authors and publishers.

Interview with Marty Madden at Southern Maryland’s Bay Net

Island of Promise wins first place for Inspirational Novel at the Oklahoma Romance Writer’s International Digital Awards!

Island of Miracles receives a Catholic Press Honorable Mention for 2018!

Listen to Amy on Danielle Bean’s Girlfriends Podcast!

Island of Miracles wins a 2018 Illumination Award.

Independent Publisher proudly announces the 5th Annual Illumination Book Awards, honoring today’s Christian books. This year’s winners are made up of self published authors and some of the most respected names in publishing, hailing from 26 U.S. states and two Canadian provinces. Winners reflect on topics as varied as Christian “radicals” to building new churches in a more secular time, from healing after addictions to spiritual coloring books. These authors have produced books to help those seeking guidance and illumination on a variety of issues.

Amy’s book, Island of Miracles, was the featured novel in the August 2017 edition of  Eastern Shore First magazine.

Eastern Shore First Aug 2017

Whispering Vines wins a 2017 LYRA Award

The Annual LYRA Awards are designed to find and promote the best in independent fiction.

Whispering Vines wins a 2016 Illumination Award

2016 Illumination Awards Results

Shining a Light on Exemplary Christian Books


We are proud to announce the winners of the Third Annual Illumination Book Awards. The awards are designed to honor and bring increased recognition to the year’s best new titles written and published with a Christian worldview.

This year’s 78 Illumination Award medals went to books from 27 U.S. states, Canada, and New Zealand. The diversity of Christian publishing was also demonstrated by the fact that winners came not only from long-established publishers, but also from small presses and self-published authors.

Picture Me wins a 2015 Illumination Award
2015 Illumination Book Awards Results
Shining a Light on Exemplary Christian Books

We are proud to announce the winners of the Second Annual Illumination Book Awards. The awards are designed to honor and bring increased recognition to the year’s best new titles written and published with a Christian worldview.

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