Amy Gijsbers van Wijk is a queer, first-generation American playwright from Pasadena, Texas. She has been a finalist for PlayPenn, a semi-finalist for both the Bay Area Playwrights Festival and O'Neill Conference (all 2016). She is currently a member of Pipeline Theatre Company's 2017-18 PlayLab, The Tank's pilot writing group, an affiliate of The Beehive Collective, and one of five makers selected for the inaugural Sequin Makers Retreat. Her plays have been seen/heard at Theatre for A New City, Dixon Place, The Tank, The Cherry Lane with Primary Stages/ESPA, and with companies such as Red Caravan, Stable Cable Lab Co, New Light Theatre Project, Upstream Artists Collective, and published by Routledge. She has previously made theatre with an Oculus Rift, and written a play for a robot. BA, Brooklyn College under Erin Courtney. MFA, Carnegie Mellon University under Rob Handel. 

Amy has also written about robots in theatre for American Theatre magazine, and for the online performance journal Culturebot. 

She is currently seeking representation.