I'm thrilled my poem "Gender Reveal" is included in this anthology along with so many powerful poets I admire. I'm thankful for the work of Dr. Joanne Gabbin, Lauren K. Alleyne and all who put in work with to bring this gift into the world.
News - Of 1300+ applications, Amanda Johnston has been selected as one of 40 writers in residence at Hedgebrook for 2020. Learn more about this organization that supports women writers from around the world.
"Amanda Johnston has served Cave Canem in many soul-giving, hallelujah-strong capacities: that she star-shined in her roles as fellow, retreat coordinator, one-woman cheering squad and board member over the past 20 years..."
The Fire Gilders: A Celebration of Women Poets - An international event to mark Brigid’s Day & Black History Month. Sponsored by Poetry Ireland, African American Irish Diaspora Network, and the Embassy of Ireland USA.
Texas Book Festival is pleased to host Book Tips and Sips at Prohibition Creamery in Austin where Central Texas authors talk about their favorite books at Prohibition Creamery, a delicious cocktail and ice cream bar. Join us August 13, 2019!
New work in Thalia Magazine. Check out "forgive me, but another black woman was killed and I'm shook" along with two poems from Another Way to Say Enter - "History Repeating Repeating" and "Crossing In."