About

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Amanda Gunn is the recipient of the 2014 Auburn Witness Poetry Prize Honoring Jake Adam York and was nominated in 2015 for a Pushcart Prize. She received her MFA in poetry from The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University, and is currently a PhD student in English at Harvard University where she studies Black poetics and Black pleasure. Her work appears in, or is forthcoming from, Kenyon Review, Colorado Review, Poetry Northwest, The Baffler, Redivider, Southern Humanities ReviewThrushNew South, and others.

(Photo: Summer Greer)