Amy Julia Becker

Memoir, Spirituality

Amy Julia Becker is a writer and speaker on faith, family, disability, and privilege. Her books include White Picket Fences: Turning Towards Love in a World Divided by Privilege, winner of a Christianity Today Award of Merit, Small Talk: Learning From My Children About What Matters Most, and A Good and Perfect Gift: Faith, Expectations, and a Little Girl Named Penny, named one of the top ten religion books of 2011 by Publisher’s Weekly. A graduate of Princeton University and Princeton Theological Seminary, Becker lives with her husband and three children in western Connecticut. She blogs at

Festival Years: 2012, 2016, 2018, 2020