Amanda Deutch is a writer and interdisciplinary artist 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). She has been awarded residencies from The Betsy Hotel (Miami) and Footpaths to Creativity (Azores).
Amanda has been taking photographs since her father bought her first camera, a Pentax K-1000, when she was 12 years-old. She takes photographs along her walkabouts in the city that never sleeps, and in other cities when she gets the opportunity. Her photographs have been published in Boog City, Ping Pong, and exhibited for the Brooklyn Arts Council and at Coney Island USA. She lives in her native New York, where she is the Executive Director of Parachute Literary Arts in Coney Island.