Amanda (she/her) is a poet, artist, researcher, and educator. Her writing has appeared in CV2, Grain, Literary Review of Canada, The Maynard, Pathways, Prairie Fire, PRISM International, and Room. Her first chapbook, Put the Ghosts Down Between Us, was released in September 2021 by Anstruther Press. Amanda has performed readings of her work at venues like BIG on Bloor and Glad Day Bookshop. She is an artist-educator with Cultivate Arts Collective, where she devises performance projects, creates interactive installations, and engages in arts education with and for young people. Amanda was awarded a 2019 Klingenstein Fellowship from Columbia University. She holds an MA in English from X University and an MT from OISE/University of Toronto. She is currently a PhD student at OISE/University of Toronto.