Amy Wright Glenn



Q&A with Amy Wright Glenn

“Holding Space does just that for each of us. In a clear, intimate voice, Amy Wright Glenn shares her own experience and wisdom and by doing so makes a space for her reader to develop the same. For anyone going through loss, this book will feel like a treasure.”
—Sharon Salzberg, Lovingkindness and Real Love

Listen to Amy Wright Glenn speak

about her most recent book

Holding Space


Amy Wright Glenn earned her MA in Religion and Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.  Amy taught in the Religion and Philosophy Department at The Lawrenceville School for 11 years, earning the Dunbar Abston Jr. Chair for Teaching Excellence. Amy is a (CD)DONA birth doula, hospital chaplain, and founder of the Institute for the Study of Birth, Breath, and Death. Amy is a regular contributor to PhillyVoice and is the author of Birth, Breath, and Death: Meditations on Motherhood, Chaplaincy, and Life as a Doula and Holding Space: On Loving, Dying, and Letting Go. She is currently writing her third book to be published by the Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education to be released summer of 2019. The tentative title is: “Self Care for the Independent School Teacher.”

  • February 10, 2018
  • By Amy Wright Glenn