Amanda Ngoho Reavey

Milwaukee, WI

Author's Bio

Amanda Ngoho Reavey is a Philippine-born poet interested in ethnoautobiography, and healing. Influences include Leny Strobel, Juergen Werner Kremer, Robin Wall Kimmerer and others. She is the author of Marilyn (The Operating System), winner of the 2017 Best Book Award in Poetry from the Association for Asian American Studies, and her poems and essays appear in Construction Literary Magazine, Anthropoid, TRUCK, and Evening Will Come, among others. Reavey is the Managing Editor of Tattered Press (aka. Tea and Tattered Pages), and teaches in the community. She received her MFA in Writing in Poetics from Naropa University, and is currently working on a certificate in poetry therapy through the International Federation for Biblio/Poetry Therapy.

Publications and Prizes

(The Operating System, 2015)
Prizes Won: 
2017 Best Book Award in Poetry, Association for Asian American Studies

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer
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Identifies as: 
Filipino American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Seniors
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Last updated: Feb 20, 2018