Reavey, Amanda

Teaching Assistant-Doctoral
English

Plan: Creative Writing, PhD - Poetry

Achieved Degree(s):
B.A. Italian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2008
M.F.A. Writing & Poetics, Naropa University, 2014

Selected Publication(s):
"Marilyn" (The Operating System, 2015), "Dear World" in "Resist Much, Obey Little" anthology (Spuyten Duyvil, 2017), "Acheron" (Anthropoid, 2016), "Emigrant Notes on Possession" (Construction Literary Magazine, 2015), "Rehome: The Attrition of Luz" (Truck, 2015)

Interests:
Origin Story, Ethnoautobiography, Postcolonial Studies, Babaylan, Developmental Trauma, Outdoor Experiential Education, Rock Climbing, Leading backpacking and creative writing trips

Academic Award(s):
Chancellor's Award (2019-2020), Best Book Award in Creative Writing: Poetry (Association for Asian American Studies, 2017), Poetry Fellowship (Black Earth Institute, 2018-2021)

Conference Presentation(s):
Writing as Affirmation (co-panelist with Margaret Noodin), Southeast Wisconsin Festival of Books, University of Wisconsin-Waukesha, 2017
The Articulation of Disenfranchised Grief, Thinking Its Presence: Race & Creative Writing conference, University of Montana-Missoula, 2014
Naropa University & the Articulation of the Polysemous Self, Thinking Its Presence: Race & Creative Writing conference, University of Montana- Missoula, 2013

Teaching Experience:
English 102 College Writing & Research

Professional Website: restorynation.com