Amanda Newell’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Baltimore Review,The Cimarron Review, Gargoyle, Rattle, Scoundrel Time and elsewhere. The recipient of scholarships or fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, The Frost Place, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, she is litigation director for a Washington, D.C.-based law firm and teaches part time at Frostburg State University. She also holds an MFA in poetry from Warren Wilson’s program for writers.
On Queer Poetics, Writing Courageously, and Becoming Otherwise: An Interview with Nomi Stone by Amanda Newell
I'm interested in the ways in which your poetry contemplates the relationship between the self and the community and the ways in which community shapes identity.