Amy Julia Becker is a writer and speaker on faith, family, disability, and privilege. She has written for The New York Times, USA Today,,, The Christian Century, Christianity Today, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, and

Her books include White Picket Fences: Turning Towards Love in a World Divided by PrivilegeSmall Talk: Learning From My Children About What Matters Most and A Good and Perfect Gift: Faith, Expectations, and a Little Girl Named Penny, which was named one of the Top Ten Religion Books of 2011 by Publisher’s Weekly. She has spoken at the Q Conference, The Festival of Faith and Writing and many other conferences and retreats.

A graduate of Princeton University and Princeton Theological Seminary, Amy Julia lives with her husband Peter and three children, Penny, William, and Marilee in western Connecticut. She blogs about the intersection of family, faith, disability, Down syndrome, culture and parenting at You can also follow her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.