Writer based in Los Angeles

ICM Partners

Born in England, Abbi Waxman has worked as a copywriter and then a creative director at various advertising agencies in London and New York, including Ogilvy and Mather, Y&R, Grey, and Wunderman. After successfully ghostwriting Nicole Ritchie’s novel, Abbi quit advertising, and turned to writing books, TV shows and screenplays of her own. Abbi lives in Los Angeles with her husband, three kids, three dogs, three cats and seven chickens.

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Brilliant. Simply brilliant. The Garden of Small Beginnings is funny, poignant, and startling in its emotional intensity and in its ability to make the reader laugh and cry on the same page. Quirky yet very real characters sparkle on every page. I loved this book!

New York Times bestselling author Karen White
on The Garden of Small Beginnings

Waxman manages to wring many funny and poignant moments from a sober situation.

The Augusta Chronicle
on The Garden of Small Beginnings

Meet your new favorite wry writer: in this book, Waxman tackles four different marriages, investigating the myriad of ways in which these relationships are fraying, all with a quick and unrelenting wit. Even when tackling themes like trust, betrayal, raising children and keeping friends, Waxman manages to inject humor and compassion into every situation she writes about.

The Daily Beast
on Other People's Houses

Hilarious ruminations about child-rearing, shopping and other parents (...). 

Publishers Weekly
on Other People's Houses