Portrait of Amanda Anastasi

Amanda Anastasi

Amanda Anastasi is a Melbourne poet who has been published everywhere from the walls of Windsor’s Artists’ Lane to the Massachusetts Review in the US. Her debut poetry collection was 2012 and other poems and she recently co-authored The Silences (Eaglemont Press, 2016).  

Amanda was awarded the 2017 Words in Winter Trentham Contemporary Poetry Prize, and is a two-time recipient of the Williamstown Literary Festival’s Ada Cambridge Poetry Prize. Her poems have also appeared in Verity La, Cordite Poetry Review, foam:e, FourW, REM: The Journal of Experimental Writing (NZ), the Short & Twisted anthologies, and Melbourne Spoken Word’s Audacious audio journal, among various other spaces.