Amanda Deutch

Amanda Deutch was born and raised in New York City. Her poetry has been published in The New York Times, Oversound, The Rumpus, Cimarron Review, 92nd Street Y Unterberg Poetry Center, Denver Quarterly, and many other journals and magazines. She is the author of several poetry chapbooks, most recently, Bodega Night Pigeon Riot (above/ground press, 2020) and Surf Avenue and 29th Street Coney Island (Least Weasel Press, 2018). A six-time awardee of a Community Arts Grant from the Brooklyn Arts Council, she has been a writer-in-residence at The Betsy Hotel (Miami, Florida) and Footpaths to Creativity (Azores, Portugal). Her poems have been nominated twice for The Pushcart Prize. Deutch lives in Brooklyn, where she works as a Library Specialist and is the Executive Director of Parachute Literary Arts. More online at