Amanda Deutch is a writer, interdisciplinary artist, and educator from New York City. Her poetry has been published in The New York Times, The Rumpus, 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center, Bone Bouquet, Barrow Street, Cosmonauts Avenue and Denver Quarterly. She is the author of six chapbooks, most recently, Surf Avenue & 29th Street. Coney Island (Least Weasel Press, 2018). A three-time recipient of a Community Arts Grant from the Brooklyn Arts Council, she has been awarded residencies from The Betsy Hotel (Miami) and Footpaths to Creativity (Azores). She lives in her native New York, where she is the Executive Director of Parachute Literary Arts in Coney Island.